24 May 2005

the threat of manifest destiny ..... 

Today, says Howard Zinn, we have a president, who more than any before him, claims a special relationship with God.
Zinn worries about an administration that deploys Christian zealotry to justify a war against terrorism, a war that in reality seems more about establishing a new beachhead in the oil-rich Middle East.
He also sees great danger in Bush’s doctrines of unilateralism and pre-emptive war, which mark a great leap away from international standards of morality.

The Myth of American Exceptionalism

Lecture and Questions and Answer session. MIT - March 14, 2005

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