Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Unique Reality of Condi Rice

By Robert Dreyfuss
The Nation

"In case you missed it--or, if you didn't miss it, in case you didn't have the energy to read the entire 9,000 words--Condoleezza Rice's interminable lead article in the current issue of Foreign Affairs is a doozy.

It's an extended fugue on the importance of democracy promotion, whether by hook or crook. "We recognize," she writes, "that democratic state building is now an urgent component of our national interest."

In the piece, Rice concocts something she calls "a uniquely American realism." In it, it's America's job to change the world, and in its own image......"

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