Donald Rumsfeld may have lost his composure, but he had a point.
Richard Perle and his confrÃ¨res know all about the big picture -- but guess who will have to fill in the details?
The Iraq war will have unintended consequences. Instead of deterring terrorism it more likely will promote it -- particularly by providing Al Qaeda access to weapons of mass destruction.
Hell hath no fury like a liberal scorned.
It will be easier, and more practical, to dismember Iraq than to democratize it.
New York's new year begins ominously, with fresh reminders of the bad old days.
He has never been much of an ideologue, and as a senator he has been known mostly for his helmet-like head of hair and his devotion to the shipyards in Pascagoula.
Indeed even the New York Times seems resigned to its inevitability.
Now that the N.Y. Times is confident women soldiers will do our fighting in Iraq, it's free to devote all its attention to the plight of women at Augusta.
One possible course of action now being discussed is not to democratize Iraq, but to dismember it.