Tuesday, June 14, 2005

The Backwash of Empire

Shanghai Surprise
Everything old is new again -- the press-gangs are back.
When Marine Recruiters Go Way Beyond the Call
(via Altercation)

Dark as a Dungeon
Bush does so have an exit strategery in Iraq -- it's called "civil war":
Pepe Escobar in The Asia Times.

Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose
Bush and Putin do a tag-team to thwart investigation of the massacre by Bush's favorite dissident-boiling despot:
U.S. Opposed Calls at NATO to Block Probe of Uzbek Killings