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“I’d form an alliance with the devil himself if it helped defeat Hitler.” – Winston Churchill
November 8, 2017
By Stephen Gowans
A point I made in a recent article has stirred a fierce reaction, particularly from Michel Chossudovsky, but on earlier occasions from others as well, who seem particularly agitated by my observation that Al Qaeda is “implacably opposed to the US presence in the Muslim world.”
As far as I can tell, Chossudovsky is offended by the following.
The war [of the United States in Yemen] is consistent with the immediate aim of the United States in the Arab and Muslim worlds—to eliminate any organized, militant opposition to US domination of the Middle East. It is an aim that accounts for Washington’s opposition to entities as diverse as the Syrian government of Bashar al Assad, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas, and Al Qaeda. While these…
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