Анти-американизм и Европейские особенности

Отношение международного сообщества жестокому иракскому диктатору Саддаму Хусейну по праву стало главной темой в этом году. Решение этой проблемы с одной стороны состояло в активном участии ООН в этом конфликте а США как в настоящем так и в будущем будет играть главную роль в. Сдерживание Ирака путем агрессии сейчас представляется наиболее вероятным вариантом развития событий. Однако в процессе принятия данного решения обострились давно назревавшие проблемы.

Во-первых, это проблема столкновения цивилизаций: как провести границу разделяющую конфликт между Ираком и ООН и необходимостью поддерживать дружеский диалог между мировыми религиями? Другой вопрос, который может показаться кому-то менее значимым, но он, однако, более глобальный - как нам быть с теми различиями между Европой и Америкой, которые стали такими явными в ходе обсуждения Иракской проблемы? Является ли это еще одной формой столкновения цивилизаций?

Безусловно, различия, существующие между Европой и Америкой глубоки, они не ограничиваются временным охлаждением в Германо-Американских отношениях или полусерьезном обмене выпадами о «вооруженной до зубов» Америке и «старой Европе». Более того, даже интеллектуалы подхватывают эмоциональную игру между строк.

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