Category Archives: Counterinsurgency Tactics

With Friends Like This

Of course the foreign policy of the Bush-Cheney administration is generally considered to have been a disaster. Dividing the world up into the good guys and bad guys, with no one in between – which plays well to the angry … Continue reading

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Embracing Bribery

Well, something is up in America, and in American Prospect, Michelle Goldberg thinks she knows what it is: Today’s grassroots right is by all appearances as socially conservative as ever, but its tone and its rhetoric are profoundly different than … Continue reading

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