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Ajamu Baraka, Common Dreams
The moral duplicity in the US political class is breathtaking. Squeezed in between news stories of the ongoing slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza, US President Barak Obama announced expanded economic sanctions against Russia for its alleged support for what the media calls “pro-Russian separatist forces” in Eastern Ukraine. The US action could not have been a more dramatic illustration of the cognitive dissonance and ethical double standards of the Obama administration and the US political class.
This action comes on the heels of unanimous resolutions from the US Congress that placed the blame for the Israeli attack on Gaza on Hamas and defended Israel’s actions as legitimate acts of defense. The US Congress resolutions stand in stark contrast to the United Nation’s Human Rights…
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