Liar, liar, empire on fire.
Pepe Escobar, Asia Times Online, Hell hath no fury like an empire mocked:
Yet make no mistake: it’s not only Ancient Rome that’s burning. It’s the whole empire. Hardcore hyper-capitalism may be simultaneously a Terminator and a giant with clay feet. Progressives must solve the riddle of how to fight this paradox. Sun Tzu’s Art of War meets Gilles Deleuze and his underground war machine. Nomad information-technology guerrillas are already deployed. The US counter-insurgency is being turned upside down. Netwar is a go. And don’t forget the condoms.