TITLE

What remains

AUTHOR(S)
Wieseltier, Leon
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;6/28/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses reasons for the author's support for the Iraq War. Statement that the author would not have supported the war if it was known that Saddam Hussein did not have the weapons of mass destruction that intelligence reports claimed he had; Assertion that strategic planning has to have an empirical basis of a threat; Opinion that the President abused the public trust; Criticism of the argument that the war was means of fighting terrorism and Islamic radicalism; The democratization of Iraq as a justification for the war; Opinion that Iraqis will be responsible for their fate, which will follow their battle for identity; Reasons the author despises some of the people directing the war in Iraq; Urgency in the issue of anti-Americanism in U.S. foreign policy.
ACCESSION #
13490082

 

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