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Posts Tagged ‘they hate us for our freedom

Why do they hate us

June 6, 2012

Americans ask, “Why do they hate us?” Stephen M. Walt, Harvard professor of international relations, suggests: Remember the Golden Rule? “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” I’ve been thinking that Americans ought to reflect a bit more on the long-term costs of our willingness to do unto others in ways […]

Perspective on the Secret Torture Photographs

May 16, 2009

Recall that immediately after 9/11, U.S. officials put out the official version of what had motivated the terrorists. “They hate America for its freedom and values,” they cried. Today we have President Obama, on the extreme urging of the Pentagon, reneging not only on his campaign promise of “transparency” but also on the commitment U.S. […]