For 70 years, the people of Kashmir have suffered a brutal Indian military occupation. However, tey have not been cowed. Their determination remains as steely as ever even if much of the world has ignored their plight.
Some people think that the US and Israel are really smart. We beg to differ. Let us explain. The bird dogs of Washington and the kennel dogs of Tel Aviv, in the aftermath of the Soviet Union’s demise, had enough information to be convinced that an Islamic “danger” was brewing.
The Israeli Amalek just do not get it. Their military failure in the summer of 2006 against Hizbullah in Lebanon did not register. Their American supplied weapons have gone to their head. And now they are not relearning the lesson they failed to learn inLebanon; and that lesson is: you cannot defeat the up-and-coming Islamic forces of self-determination — Hizbullah in Lebanon,Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Palestine.
Five years and still sinking. That is what may well best describe the overall status in the world of its “sole superpower” as it careens from one war-euphemism to another. The United States of America, the inheritor of twentieth-century superpower rivalry, has been scrambling propaganda flares to distract attention from its downward movement ever since it invaded Iraq.