“Hans Blix, the chief U.N. inspector from 2000 to 2003, said the [Duelfer] report indicates that ‘international inspection is another means of war without fighting,’ adding that Hussein would have been contained had his inspectors been allowed to remain in Iraq.”
Marina Malenic puts her finger on the real agenda of Hans Blix — to maintain the well-funded bureaucracy he belonged to into the indefinite future. But he doesn’t believe in opposing force with force — ever.
What did the inspectors do when Hussein threw them out for four years? Fight a “war,” or just say “Oh, well” and move on?
And what about atrocities, genocide or civil war within a country — like Iraq or Darfor in Sudan, or Rwanda…
“Contain them,” says Blix.
What about a mad North Korean regime that throws out the inspectors and gets nuclear weapons ready to use?
“Contain them,” says Blix.p>Typical of a citizen of a marginal, pacifist country which has to be protected by the really serious nations…. br> —
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online