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Monday, August 11, 2008

Made in USA

If it smells and tastes like hubris.

Ambassador Chas Freeman on the state of American foreign policy, particularly in vital and volatile region of the Middle East. Chas Freeman is a former US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. In addition, he has been a Distinguished Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Charge/Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in both China and Thailand, Director of Chinese Affairs for the Department of State. He is a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy. He is the recipient of many honors, including the Department of Defense Meritorious service (Desert Shield/Desert Storm), the CIA Medallion (Desert Shield/Desert Storm), the Distinguished Honor Award (Desert Shield/Desert Storm), and the Presidential Meritorious Service Award. Ambassador Freeman is currently Chairman of Projects International, Inc.; the President of the Middle East Policy Council; Co-Chair of the US-China Policy Council; and Vice Chair of the Atlantic Council. He is the author of "The Arts of Power: Statecraft and Diplomacy" and "The Diplomat's Dictionary." He served as an advisor to the Iraq study group.

Tim Shorrock on the privatization of American intelligence services

And Scott McClellan talking about his fucking book...







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