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He said that Iraq was attacked "because we could" (and thus as a demonstration of force for others). I think he is right that US policy has been as simple-minded as "suck on this" - except that it has even failed to achieve this.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sun Dec 6th, 2009 at 06:55:41 PM EST
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