The media shorthand for retired Gen. Wesley Clark's much-anticipated
presidential candidacy made him the "antiwar warrior," a military man
fully aware of the folly of George Bush's Iraq war.
He's still misleading. Speaking at the United Nations on September 23,
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Democrats who want to deny Howard Dean the party's 2004 presidential
nomination have a new issue: They are complaining that the front-runner
is insufficiently unequivocal in his support for Isr
Or at least change his cockamamie foreign policies.
One of the problems with the media coverage of this Administration is
that it requires bad manners.
The basic mistake of American policy in Iraq is not that the
Pentagon--believing the fairy tales told it by Iraqi exile groups and
overriding State Department advice--forgot, when planning "reg
It is of some small comfort that totalitarian regimes are never quite as
total as either their leaders or subsequent historians might imagine.
This essay was one of the winners out of a pool of 290 entries in a recent writing contest sponsored by Women's WORLD, the Nation Institute and the Puffin Foundation designed to bring women's ideas on war and terror to wider public attention. (The prizewinning essays and some others are online at www.wworld.org.)
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