News flash; Washington still loves autocrats in the Middle East

New Yorker editor David Remnick writes about the uprisings in Egypt and after acknowledging the corruption of the Israeli occupation of Palestine next door issues the following utterly illogical statement:

…The United States has long ceased to be a puppet-master among the Arab states, if it ever was.

Really? Tell that to the people of Jordan and Saudi Arabia, suffering under US-backed brutality.

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