(With apologies to Eddy Howard, and anybody who becomes collateral damage)
I suppose I can just about bear to watch the "inspections" pantomime a
So now it's official.
Would-be intelligence watchdogs often lack the knowledge or the will to be effective.
Extremist forces are making a comeback as American attention turns to Iraq.
When several soldiers killed their wives, an old problem was suddenly news.
A recent anniversary passed by without receiving much notice in
the mainstream media.
On the eve of the October 2002 vote to authorize the overthrow the government of Iraq by military force, a plea to members of Congress to reject Bush's pre-emptive war went unheeded.
In the future, German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and his Social
Democrats will have reason to treat their junior coalition partner, the
Greens, with more respect.
One year later, September 11 has certainly lived up to the early claim
of being a transformative moment, at least for Americans.