Is America a destabilizing force in the world?

Does America's foreign policy make us, to some extent, a destabilizing force in the world? Giving us one perspective on this -- looking at one facet of America's policy and its results in the subcontinent -- is Arundhati Roy in "9 Is Not 11 (And November Isn’t September)“, Outlook India, 22 December 2008 — Hat tip to Tom … Continue reading Is America a destabilizing force in the world?

4GW in India – more people who want to watch the world burn

Summary:  This is a follow-up to “Some people just want to see the world burn” (16 January 2009).  At the end are links to posts discussing solutions. "9 Is Not 11 (And November Isn't September)", Arundhati Roy, Outlook India, 22 December 2008 -- Hat tip to Tom Englehardt's TomDispatch.   I strongly recommend reading this powerful essay in full, … Continue reading 4GW in India – more people who want to watch the world burn