Monthly Archives: July 2007

A New Escapade

Well, it was covert … An excerpt from Robert Novak’s latest article: The morass in Iraq and deepening difficulties in Afghanistan have not deterred the Bush administration from taking on a dangerous and questionable new secret operation. At a high … Continue reading

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The al-Qaida Irony

In an op-ed piece for the New York Times, Michael O’Hanlon and Kenneth Pollack, after spending eight days in Iraq, provide us with the most cogent and believable of the optimistic observations of post-invasion Iraq yet written. It seems ironic … Continue reading

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Al-Qaida: the unwanted guests

As the arc of chaos grows from Afghanistan to Somalia by way of the Middle East, the region’s states are growing weaker and their armed groups gaining in power. But in this battle for competing visions between the US and … Continue reading

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