April 15, 2012
West's Double Standard in the Mideast
Patrick Cockburn, The Independent
Double standards have notoriously marked Britain and America's response to the Arab Spring. But nowhere is the hypocrisy more glaring than in their reactions to the uprisings in Bahrain and Syria, where both countries' governments have used the full might of their security forces to crush peaceful protests and jail and torture their opponents.
TAGGED: United States, Middle East