As any history student can tell you Governments are organized syndicates of greater or lesser degrees magnates.
Now these guys are clear about that too:
Posted by A. Scott Crawford on April 21, 2006 02:53 AM
Governments, even in the US, are all basically organized crime syndicates of greater or lesser degrees that have no obligation whatsoever to agree with your or my definitions of terms like, "dialog", "necessary", or "Treaty Obligation" or "justice" or "law". The only way to evaluate the job a diplomat or soldier does is to weigh the practical results of their actions, which for obvious reasons doesn't make for effective diplomacy or spycraft or trade negotiation or military strategy if evaluated LIVE in public.