Losing the War of Ideas

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As Condoleezza Rice travels to Malaysia, spreading the gospel of US Democracy in the New Middle East, the image of America is going up in flames. Israel and the US are playing right into the hands of Hezbollah: when you call for the elimination of Arabs, even if they provoked the conflict, you are only going to inflame their hatred towards us.

Military intervention can’t win the war of ideas in 21st century ideological/religious conflict. It will take cultural solutions to solve cultural problems. Unfortunately, the powers that be at the US Department of State do not understand this.

We intend to continue our mission to carry out acts of artistic mediation in times of extraordinary crisis as we continue our descent, and yes, the times couldn’t be worse.