Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Quote of the day

The United States of America is prepared to use all elements of our power, including military force, to secure our core interests in the region. We will confront external aggression against our allies and partners, as we did in the Gulf War. We will ensure the free flow of energy from the region to the world. Although America is steadily reducing our own dependence on imported oil, the world still depends on the region’s energy supply, and a severe disruption could destabilize the entire global economy.

Barak Obama, Address to the United Nations General Assembly 2013.

I guess no other US president ever openly expressed the imperialist nature of american foreign policy that clearly...


  1. He's talking about the "global economy" and "energy from the region to the *world*"
    it's pretty altruistic, isn't it? :p

    1. Maybe that's why he got the Nobel price...