PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “U.S. Hypocrisy Creates Perpetual Enemies and Forever War” / MAJ Danny Sjursen ☮

In foreign policy, Americans like to keep it simple. Good countries versus bad countries. Democracies versus dictatorships. Of course, as Ronald Reagan reminded Americans, we are a “shining city upon a hill,” one of the goodies. What no one seems to ask is whether idealistic Americans have a clear view of the world as it is, or how their worldview affects the United States’ global image. Surely, as the U.S. enters its 17th year of perpetual war, these might be questions worth pursuing. Problem is, the truth can be disturbing.

So humor me for a moment and join me on a tour of American hypocrisy and naiveté, from Africa to the South Pacific.

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One thought on “PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “U.S. Hypocrisy Creates Perpetual Enemies and Forever War” / MAJ Danny Sjursen ☮

  1. The .USA is most likely the biggest threat to world peace, having researched this subject for over ten years. Manifest Destiny & American Exceptionalism are two terms that really stick in my throat as this goes way back to the early arrogant settlers who thought they had a divine right to do and take what they wanted. Harold Zinn’s History of the USA tells most of it. When the US invades it’s to bring Freedom & Democracy but when someone does it, they’re the bad guys! The USA’s time is slowly coming, with collapse & probably devastation. I sincerely hope not but with a military economy, they are war mongers out of control.

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