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EMPIRE OF SMUGNESS

In the post 9/11 frenzy of self congratulation about the west’s superiority, Tony Blair’s former foreign policy guru, Robert Cooper, and a host of Mainstream Media flag-wavers were urging us not to be ashamed of our empire. Cooper insisted that

FOR THE EMPIRE

The British have a peculiar ability to blot out their colonial history. One thing you can say for the Holocaust deniers: at least they know what they are denying. To dismiss Britain’s colonial atrocities, no such effort is required. Most