Journal: News & Comment

Wednesday, March 26, 2003
# 1:58:00 PM:

Winning comes later

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David Remnick in The New Yorker (via John Robb):

How the world comes to see this invasion -- as a reckless imperial adventure or as a decisive attempt to rid Iraq of weapons of mass destruction and the brutal dictator who would not relinquish them -- will be determined by the character of its aftermath.

I think this is where the United States faces its biggest dangers.

(But boy, are those New Yorker umlauts -- "coŲperation?" "reŽngagement?" -- annoying. Now that the twentieth century is over, let's join its spelling conventions, shall we?)

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