I read various newspapers every day. I also read books everyday. I put them both in my head and let them fight it out.
In contrast to the (apparently) currently popular idea that war/invasion/occupation are all effective ways of spreading democracy, today's book-quote:
"What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?"
- Mahatma Gandhi, Non-Violence in Peace and War.
We still like Gandhi, right?