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While the Bush Administration looks to the weapons inspection process in Iraq to turn up a material breach worthy of war, hawks in and out of government have been making a separate case for inva
While Israel's decisive victories on the battlefield and overwhelming
advantage in military force are crucial to its dominance in the Middle
East, perhaps just as important is the success of it
For more from Hiro on Iraq, read Iraq: In the Eye of the Storm, a short, lucid primer recently published by NationBooks.
For a brief moment one could almost believe that the US march toward war
with Iraq had paused.
A sense of the larger picture is growing among US citizens, notably,
though not only, among a young generation, along with a revulsion
against official and corporate contempt for the will and w
The same week that New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced his
plans to close eight city firehouses, Mike Wallace, John Jay College
professor and bard of New York, held a conference on "Ne
Napoleon would sketch out in an afternoon the new constitution and legal
arrangements for one of France's imperial conquests.
The negative response from the Bush Administration to the UN inspections in Iraq could be dismissed as childish pique were it not so telling an evocation of the image of the Ugly American making
Henry Kissinger, who coddled state-sponsored terrorists, has been put in
charge of the September 11 terrorism investigation. A proven liar has
been assigned the task of finding the truth.
Alfred Hitchcock was fond of McGuffins--meaningless plot devices on
which the characters obsess while the real, gruesome story moves on