A war that has killed more than a million Iraqis was a
“humanitarian intervention”, the US army is a force for liberation,
and the main threat to world peace is posed by Islam. These are the
arguments of a host of liberal commentators, including such notable
names as Christopher Hitchens, Kanan Makiya, Michael Ignatieff,
Paul Berman, and Bernard-Henri Lévy.
In this critical intervention, Richard Seymour unearths the history
of liberal... more...