Democracy brought to others through the barrel of a gun is not democracy.
People who believe themselves to be the incarnation of good have a distorted view of the world.
For evil to take place, the acts of a few people are not sufficient; the great majority also has to remain indifferent. That is something of which we are all quite capable.
The New World Disorder: Reflections of a European (2005)
American society has always exercised a stronger pressure on individual behavior than Western European societies; but in time of war this pressure is notched a few degrees, and starts to become quite alarming.