“Pro-American governments in Egypt and Tunisia fell this year at the hands of a new generation of peaceful protesters. They demanded democracy, human rights and social justice, not the return to puritan Islamic rule espoused by bin Laden.” (Wall Street Journal)
And now he’s dead anyway, so the U.S. will be giving up its wartime power-grab at home, right?
FEE Timely Classic
“Federal Surveillance: The Threat to Americans’ Security” by James Bovard