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Entire World As Battlefield

Het land fungeerde…. decennialang als ordebewaker en politieagent – om maar te zwijgen van alle hulp die het uitdeelde.Geert Mak. Reizen zonder John. 2012
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Het beter voor Nederland en de internationale gemeenschap dat Obama de verkiezingen wint. Geert Mak. EO-Radio. 6 november 2012

Washington Gets Explicit: Its 'War On Terror' Is Permanent
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OpEdNews Op Eds 5/17/2013 at 15:58:44




Source: The Guardian
Senior Obama officials tell the US Senate: the "war," in limitless form, will continue for "at least" another decade -- or two

Michael Sheehan, assistant defense secretary for special operations and low-intensity conflict. (Photo Department of Defense)
Last October, senior Obama officials anonymously unveiled to the Washington Post their newly minted "disposition matrix," a complex computer system that will be used to determine how a terrorist suspect will be "disposed of": indefinite detention, prosecution in a real court, assassination-by-CIA-drones, etc. Their rationale for why this was needed now, a full 12 years after the 9/11 attack:
"Among senio…

Reizen zonder John

Ik vind Friedman altijd wel leuk om te lezen, lekker upbeat, hij is zo’n man die altijd wel een gat ziet om een probleem op te lossen. Geert Mak in Humo. 21 augustus 2012
Sonja16 mei 2013 09:06:00 CEST "Het Land fungeerde… decennialang als ordebewaker en politieagent".

Zie het citaat van Thomas Friedman onderaan dit artikel: The Sick Madness of Tom Friedman's Culture. FAIR BLOG Apr 29 2013 The Sick Madness of Tom Friedman's Culture By 34 Comments

Geert Mak en de Kroning van 2013 (19)

I believe that if we had and would keep our dirty, bloody, dollar-soaked fingers out of the business of these nations so full of depressed, exploited people, they will arrive at a solution of their own—and if unfortunately their revolution must be of the violent type because the ‘haves’ refuse to share with the ‘have-nots’ by any peaceful method, at least what they get will be their own, and not the American style, which they don't want and above all don't want crammed down their throats by Americans… America has become a militaristic and aggressive nation. David Monroe Shoup, Commandant of the Marine Corps. 1966
De visie van generaal Shoup, wiens kritiek door historici wordt beschouwd ‘to be among the most pointed and high-profile leveled by a veteran against the Vietnam War,’ wijkt fundamenteel af van de conclusie van de journalist Geert Mak’s boek Reizen zonder John dat de VS overal ter wereld ‘decennialang als ordebewaker en politie agent [fungeerde].’ Mak heeft het hierbij …