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National Security Strategy (part 2)

Continuing with my analysis of the National Security Strategy document… In my last post on this subject, National Security Strategy (part 1), I got only as far as the first paragraph and was struck by the rhetorical use of the word “freedom” so I dedicated the post to this opening paragraph alone. I questioned […]


National Security Strategy

I’m currently reading the National Security Strategy, which the Bush administration established last September. According to Noam Chomsky, this document essentially declares the right to attack any potential challenge to the global dominance of the United States. I admire Chomsky and I respect his always lucid observations, but of course I need to look at […]