Wednesday, April 23, 2003
"Our new imperialists view Iraq much as McKinley's generation of imperialists saw the Philippines, as an outpost of empire and a strategic base-camp for the projection of American power. ... But has anyone consulted the Iraqis on whether they wish to play their assigned role in the Pentagon's script? ... the vision of the neoconservatives -- that Iraqis would embrace Americans as liberators and democracy would spread like brushfire across the Arab world -- has yet to be realized."
at 4/23/2003 12:51:00 PM