The Evil of Humanitarian Wars
Iraq, Libya, Syria: We have no right to play God

Cook, Johnathan
http://dissidentvoice.org/2012/06/the-evil-of-humanitarian-wars/

Publisher:  Dissident Voice
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14265

The West’s duty is not to intervene more but to intervene far less. We already massively arm tyrannies such as those in the Gulf so that they can protect the oil that we consider our birthright; we offer military, financial and diplomatic cover for Israel’s continuing oppression of millions of Palestinians, a major cause of political instability in the Middle East; and we quietly support the Egyptian military, which is currently trying to reverse last year’s revolutionary gains.