the war on terror will not be won on the defensive.
War and terror were good business.
Baker III traveling from foreign capital to foreign capital demandingmilitary legions or chests of gold to finance the war for a New World Orderis an image straight out of the chronicles of the Persian Empire.
According to the recent biography of Henry Stimson, the man who inspiredPresident Bush was firmly convinced that it was essential for America togo to war once every generation or so.
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When President Bush vowedthat the Gulf War would not be another Vietnam, he was speaking first andforemost to his fellow Bonesmen -- not to the American people.
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At the same time, it is tilting toward a nominally more"pro-Arab" position with regard to the Arab-Israeli conflict.
While the harsh reparations terms being imposed upon a war-devastated Iraqare probably, in the mind of Bush, aimed at dissuading any future regionalmilitary power from launching-cross-border aggressions, they amount to theslow, excruciating extermination of the population of that country.
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American humanitarianaid, administered by occupying troops, will not offset this apocalypse --especially if harsh war reparations and asset seizures deprive Iraq of thefinancial resources needed to begin a rebuilding process.
Regardless of the fact that the United States has not thrown the full weightof its military presence behind the overthrow of the Saddam Hussein regime,the shortsightedness of the present Bush policy may very well lead to aLebanon-type protracted civil war in Iraq.
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Political columnistPatrick Buchanan, an early vocal opponent of the Bush Persian Gulf strategy,warned as early as August 1990 that the White House was falling into thetrap of British "balance of power" politics, the very politics that leftGreat Britain on the scrap heap of world powers at the close of World WarII, and put Winston Churchill, the architect of World War II and the ColdWar, out of a job.
Since the crushing military defeat of Iraq by a technologically far superiorAmerican-led coalition, the Bush administration has vacillated on a postwarpolicy for the region.