Filling the Gap

While the Wall Street Journal encourages Obama to issue a blank check to Indonesia’s brutal military machine to continue prosecuting one of the world’s most violent anti-democratic campaigns, ETAN observes that the only time the world’s largest Muslim majority country saw anything resembling human rights was during brief periods when US military assistance to Indonesia was suspended. Of course, Wall Street takes its cut from financing military aid to dictators, and given the downturn in real estate speculation, a few more Third and Fourth World atrocities might just fill the revenue gap.

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~ by Jay Taber on November 27, 2008.

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