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Libyan Newswire

Opinion: The Empire Trapped: The US’ Unpromising Role in the New Middle East – by Ramzy Baroud

Unlike European imperial powers, US early contacts with the Middle East were marred with violence, whether through its support of local dictatorships, financing and arming Israel at the expense of Palestinians and other Arab nations, or finally by getting involved – some say, entangled – in lethal wars. As it stands, the chapter of US-Arab relations is tainted beyond any comprehension.