re: The despot


 reading this section of rhizome: The despot 

  with Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States. It's the combinations that work, almost sideways, that illuminate us .
     How history learns us and we learn it.

As a new colder war for some  and a hotter more savage  war for others has begun   the president of the United States reminding everyone that the days of gunboat diplomacy are far from over    . 
         the word despot comes to mind   ...  and behind  the notion and nation of  despot the formation of an imperial tyranny?