Saudi Arabia to execute man for “sorcery.”

“Liberation” of oppressed peoples is often cited by US presidents as justification for sanctions and military  intervention overseas. Yet this is laughable to anyone who examines the diplomatic bedfellows of said presidents. Oil-rich Saudi Arabia, for example, has had a longstanding “strategic” relationship with the US, despite the fact that its government executes gays, enslaves women, and prosecutes petty crimes with brutal corporal …