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Hadiz actors find their political positions in peril. If the anti-Americanism of today, which is by no means confined to the Muslim world, is clearly a reaction to US global hegemony and its perceived aims, there is, beneath it, a strange process of mutual reinforcement in motion. The deployment of antiUS rhetoric in countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan or China requires the spectre of US power and dominance to disparage notions such as universal human rights as an imperialist sham. On the other hand, the no less moralistic US behemoth requires this belligerence to help validate its increasing militarism and security-oriented stance (Hadiz 2004a).
Only Britain and a few East European clients will go along with a new US war against Iran or Syria, although resistance will be restrained and a mere token gesture. There is also no European government that is prepared to take on the USA for violations of the Geneva Convention with regard to prisoners of war and torture in the concentration camps at Guantanamo and Bagram, although even Blair and the Blairites are European enough to be discreetly critical of them. Russia is mainly a European country; even plundered and impoverished, it remains a major player in Eurasian politics and economics.
Europe’s attempts at pushing for a peaceful settlement in Palestine have been pathetically futile, while varying internal EU interests allowed the break-up of Yugoslavia to plunge into mass violence. On the other hand, the prospect of European integration has had clearly positive effects on democracy and human rights in the rest of Eastern Europe. The pole and the triangle 27 In the area of domestic political economy, Europe provides the most important alternative to US capitalism. It supports a welfare state with extensive social entitlements, comprising a GNP-weighted average of a quarter of Europe’s national product compared to, in the mid-1990s, onesixth of North America’s and far less than a tenth of Asia’s GDP (ILO 2000).