Sunday, November 29, 2009

Who Co-wrote "the Narrative"? The US Govt. & the Jihadists Proudly Present

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Who Co-Wrote "the Narrative"? The US govt. & the Jihadists Proudly Present their Joint Venture!
My NYT comment #226.
New York City
November 29th, 2009
1:03 pm
New York City
November 29th, 2009
4:28 am

Friedman said: \"What is scary is that even though he was born, raised and educated in America, The Narrative still got to him.\"

Where to begin with unpacking this assertion? I'll try.

Q. Didn't the US govt. partly write what you call \"the Narrative?

For half a century the US has been a state sponsor of terror. The US has invaded, occupied, tortured, deposed, droned, displaced,nuked, bombed, napalmed, maimed, and in the process killed hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians in sovereign nation-states across the globe.

In the name of freedom, liberty, democracy?

On the other hand Does this necessarily mean the rest of us support that part of \"the narrative\" that has been written by the Jihadists? Not at all. The J's have imagined and then orchestrated a living disaster for us all.

If we don't acknowledge the US govt.'s continuing role in choreographing this madness,right along with the Jihadists, then we have missed the point.

You can obfuscate Friedman but you can't hide.

Satyameva Jayate -- to Truth goes the Victory. Not to you or me, but Truth itself.

Chithra KarunaKaran

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