July 2, 2013
Time to update a classic?
Seeing the anti Obama and anti-Ambassador Anne Patterson protest signs in Cairo and now reading this article, this article and this one, too, not te mention this image from Germany, I can't help but wonder. Is it time someone writes a 2013 sequel to this classic about arrogant government officials who got US policy in Southeast Asia terribly wrong because they didn't understand the local people or the local politics? (Read Full Post)