The Prerogative of a Hegemon

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Notice how it’s evil for any country demonized by the US to have defensive weapons? As the global hegemon, the US should be able to attack anyone any place any time, and have no response. The same applies to such assistant hegemons as Israel, which is threatening to bomb Syria again, and warning that the Syrians better not do so much as look at them cross-eyed in response. Indeed, given that Israel, like its master the US, is stuffed to the gills with WMD–nuclear, chemical, and biological–Syria is wise to do nothing.

1:16 pm on May 16, 2013