by John Rubino, Dollar Collapse:
Starting with the CIA’s overthrow (and some would say murder) of Iran’s democratically-elected president in the 1950s and continuing through our serial invasions of Iraq and our arming of Al Qaeda and ISIS, American policy in the Middle East has been a textbook case of a superpower with more money than brains, making things vastly worse with every move and counter-move.
Now, at last, people are starting to figure this out. On a recent Daily Show, John Stewart uses some evocative language to illustrate the incoherence of today’s Middle East “policy”.
“The Iran that we’re currently crippling with sanctions and periodically threatening to bomb is now our…I don’t wanna say ally,” Stewart said. “Battle buddy?”
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