«Well, I hope the White House hires some political psychologists to help it understand why it is that after every such episode of American missile strikes against a recalcitrant dictator, the next dictator comes along and seamlessly defies the U.S., totally ignoring Washington’s military prowess and its commitment to its credibility. Is it possible then that the American policy of kicking ass is mainly a psychological tonic that makes Americans feel better about themselves, without actually promoting greater global compliance with those important international norms?»

Leed el artículo completo de Rami G. Khouri, en The Daily Star, de Líbano.