Sunday, December 17, 2006

Gulliver in Iraq

"Washington was manifestly unprepared to handle the complexity of Iraqi internal politics and found itself caught in not only a military but politcal quagmire, from which it has so far failed to extricate itself. Indeed, as time went on, the US found it had less and less froom for manoeuvre, coming to resemble a Gulliver tied down by tiny Lilliputians."

Immanuel Wallerstein: The Curve of American Power

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