(Tomdispatch.com) – Imagine, just for the sake of argument, that the president of the United States was an arrogant, information-challenged, would-be autocrat with a soft spot for authoritarian leaders from China, Russia, and North Korea to Egypt (“my favorite dictator”), Saudi Arabia, and Turkey. And then, suppose that very president, while hollowing out the State […]
Bob Dreyfuss , an independent journalist in New York City and Cape May, New Jersey, specializes in writing about politics and national security. He’s written widely for the Nation, Rolling Stone, the American Prospect, Mother Jones, the New Republic, and other magazines. He is the author of Devil’s Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam.