With millions demanding the ouster of President Mubarak in Egypt, the US has to ensure that the two pillars of U. S. foreign policy remains intact. If they fall, then the U. S. will lose the Middle East in the same way as it has substantially lost South America. These defeats and retreats portend the collapse of U. S. hegemony.
Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, has been arrested while he has been harassed immensely by the USA Government. All claims of the USA's belief in liberal and free media has been put to the dust by the high-handed response of the Obama Government against a person who has only exposed the truth. But in spite of such witch hunting, the cyber world is buzzing with support for Wikileaks and Mr. Assange. We reproduce here his column with the belief that "Truth will Always Win". Cartoon Courtesy: The Hindu
In North American universities the war continues against progressive academics. Since September 11, the targetting of professors opposed to US foreign policy and critical of Israel has become systematised. Neoconservatives and Zionists have unleashed a campaign to purge higher education of all dissent.