Dr Condoleezza Rice has just referred to the war in
Sen. John McCain wants to raise troop levels in
“President” Bush spoke this week of a necessity to increase the overall numbers of men and women in our armed forces.
“…this ideological war we’re in is going to last for a while, and...we’re going to need a military that’s capable of being able to sustain our efforts and help us achieve peace.”
But where are these greater numbers of bodies for our armed forces going to come from? Everyone knows that military recruitment is down and desertion rates have remained high. A draft would be unacceptable, but all of the mechanisms are in place.
Bush still thinks we can win the war in
Dr Rice claims that when
A Jew and a Palestinian go for dinner in a Lebanese restaurant… The food was great and the conversation was challenging. Something we agreed on was that Middle Eastern culture is not the same as Western culture. As much as some people would like to think that we are all so much alike, we simply do not have the same values, morals or perspectives. Your average person in
And we agreed that you simply cannot impose democracy. That is a paradox.
Therefore the war in