A friend of mine opposed the war in Iraq from the beginning. He predicted it would lead to a deadly morass; that it would create more terror and more terrorists; that President George W. Bush had neither the moral or mental gravitas to prosecute such a war. Over the weekend, he asked...
Tag: War In Iraq
June 3, 2004 | 8:00 pm
February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm
A friend leaned across a bar and said, "You call the war in Iraq an anti-fascist war. You even call it a left-wing war -- a war of liberation. That language of yours. And yet, on the left, not too many people agree with you."
"Not true," I said. "Apart from X, Y and Z, whose...
January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm
President Bush signaled the start of a new battle over faith-based health and social service programs in a State of the Union address that included a firm defense of his war in Iraq, a call to make his controversial tax cuts permanent and not a single mention of the Arab-Israeli...
March 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm
If there is one thing Israelis have learned -- from the two and a half years of the present intifada and from all the battles that preceded it over 54 years -- it is that there are no surgical wars.
You can't wage war without killing and maiming people, soldiers and civilians,...
March 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm
As I wheeled my shopping cart down the aisle of the local market on my weekly grocery run, a toddler riding in his mother's cart came up the other side. He was one of the students in the nursery school, and when he recognized me, his mouth dropped open. He pointed and shouted, "Mom,...