Sunday, October 3, 2010

Syria's Assad rebuffs Washington by courting Iran | Reuters


Most countries of the world understand balance of power politics far better than the US does, because they have to in order to survive and thrive. We pretend that international relations is about making friends and assuring people that we are honest and care about them. They find that incomprehensible. International relations is about interests, not personalities; about power and the willingness to use in, not good intentions. And this administration appears not to understand that.

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