Friday, 25 April 2014 12:41
Hubris Wrapped in Clumsiness
Yes, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrev is absolutely right when he states that Americans are running the show in Ukraine. Well, in Kiev anyway!
And no, this is not unusual, for American foreign policy has not wavered to any great extent since the end of World War II after Japan surrendered her place in the Pacific rising sun – Hiroshima and Nagasaki in thermonuclear ashes sealing the deal – and America saw itself as the world’s benign empire. Never mind that it became less and less benign as the years have passed.