Tuesday, July 25, 2006

The west's moral erosion has undermined the war on terror

It is essential for the US and its allies to abide by the same rules they seek to impose on others. This principle is being flouted






Morality in foreign policy is often subjective. The US administration is confident that it represents the forces of democracy and freedom, and thus feels free to do whatever it judges best to promote these fine things. Israel perceives Palestinians and Arabs as committed to its destruction, justifying any action taken against them. Some in the Muslim world see no prospect of frustrating western cultural, economic and military dominance on western terms of engagement, and so choose other methods - such as suicide-bombing - that better suit their weakness.

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