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Where Chaos Is King


From Tomdispatch today, Mark LeVine, professor of Middle Eastern history and Islamic Studies (and just back from the region), writes, "Where Chaos Is King" http://www.tomdispatch.com/index.mhtml?pid=30881 LeVine has been a student of Washington-inspired "sponsored chaos" for some time. Now, at a moment when significant parts of the Middle East teeter at the edge of chaos, he considers the question -- in both Iraq and in Israel/Palestine -- of just who benefits from that chaos and how much it has been the result of stupidity, incompetence, hubris, and mismanagement; how much of conscious desire and planning. This is a distinctly under-explored subject of great importance.
http://www.tomdispatch.com/index.mhtml?pid=30881

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this is a very good point...and one that the policy makers should not be the ones to answer....the intellectuals like Wolfowitz should give their open, honest input. unfortunately, I believe this is problem has its roots over 100 years ago and that is the starting point....not the last few years. take a look of those in power and work backwards and we will have the answers...but we all have to be honest and allow an open discussion which has not been the case.

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