Middle East Notes and Comment: Yankee Go Home
October 22, 2008
To hear some people tell the story, anti-Americanism will end on or about January 20, 2009. On that date, a new president will move into the White House, bringing with him a traditional American respect for foreign cultures, international law, and multilateral diplomacy. The Bush legacy will fade from view, and Americans will once again be beloved around the globe, especially in Arab countries.
The world, however, is not so simple...