Friday, July 25, 2008

Whose Camel, Whose Tent

This is what happens when you decide to get involved in the Middle East.

We, the mighty superpower, think we're helping a weak and downtrodden country choose its leaders. Too late we learn they're helping us choose ours. Clever, clever people. Terrible at winning wars, but never lost an intrigue if a Western power was on the other side of it.