The War on Terror in 118 words
...the misnamed "war on terror" is, in theory and in practice, a war of terror waged against resistant individuals and populations who have risen up against U.S. imperialist depredations. As the Empire's hegemony is challenged across the planet, the control of other nations' resources deemed "vital" by U.S. multinational corporate looters, not the safety or security of the American people, is the primary motivator of America's destructive wars of conquest.
Since 9/11, the Bush administration and their legal sycophants in the Justice Department and right-wing think tanks such as the American Enterprise Institute and the Federalist Society, have claimed that the criminal regime in Washington has the legal right to employ any tactic to pursue its sordid agenda.
The Torture Agenda by Tom Burghardt