From the Los Angeles Times / July 23, 2009
The country’s rightful president was ousted by a military leadership that takes many of its cues from Washington insiders.
By Mark Weisbrot
Powerful special interests have flexed their muscles and confronted President Obama on the most important legislative priorities of his domestic agenda. But this kind of politics-by-influence-peddling doesn’t stop at the water’s edge. And in foreign policy, the consequences can be more immediate, violent and deadly.
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