I appreciate your incisive views on complex questions guiding nations. I agree as to how this principle of humanity and democracy so glibly used in institutions like the UNITED NATIONS and by leaders while addressing the need to counter terrorism seems hollow and vacuous. I also agree that governments conceal more than they reveal as THE LOOMING TOWER showed – 9/11 could have been averted if the administration had looked at the intelligence data pointing to developing networks of fundamentalism. I guess egos and internal skulduggery drives each administration.