It’s a telling feature of the growing Empire that preemptive war, is not only good for us, it’s good for the victims as well.
Susanne Nossel, current head of PEN American Center, a writers organization that will soon be used to coral writers into the more positive belief that perpetual wars are really good things, used to run Amnesty International USA where she presided over the pro-war PR campaign of “Human Rights for Women and Girls in Afghanistan––NATO: Keep the Progress Going.”
Infiltration, by people convinced that America must use it power to force the world into submission, are becoming increasingly mainstream. And while those on the Right want to punish, subjugate and profit from America’s expansive policies, it’s the insidious notion, coming from the Left, that we must use military power as a force of good, to bring beneficial changes to other nations even if it’s against their will, that is going to be the ultimate PR gambit that finally succeeds in bring us all into the flock of the church of the awesomeness of perpetual war.
For a very insightful read on this topic, see Chris Hedges article at www.TruthDig.com