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Friday, June 08, 2007

Bandar Brothers

Jonathan Schwarz analyzes the BAE-Saudi-Brit-US-Bandar Bush scandal. (And here.) Just a slightly clearer view into how the world is run--the powerful and wealthy use their power to take everyone else's wealth to make themselves wealthier. And more powerful. It's not democracy, socialism, or capitalism. It's kleptocracy. And the so-called "war on terror" has replaced the cold war (or maybe just joined it) as the kleptocrats' best friend.