I would appreciate feed back on the following questions.
To what extent is F.P. the province of a small set within a democracy whose aim may or may not be the public good.Recent experience ,Iraq, and in a mlre complicted way Afghanistan would suggest propaganda was used to hide the true purpose, oil security forthe US denying Russia and China in the main, and US Hegemony. Terror based on WMD and then on terrorism was the mask used.
Were there a better informed electorate, meaning in part more honest Government (Government includes all player including Corproations and Religious groups whose lobby may influencepolicy withgout common knowledge) and most of all an electroate who saw it in its interest to be informed and active. i.e. death and destruction seen as waste and contrary both to international law and most religious precepts.