Thursday, July 27, 2006

Michael Hirsch: Making Enemies

Michael Hirsch has written an excellent article about the "War on Terror" here at newsweek:
Today, more from the muddled strategic thinking of the Bush administration than the actual threat from Al Qaeda, the "war on terror" has become an Orwellian nightmare: an ill-defined war without prospect of end. We are now nearly five years into a war against a group that was said to contain no more then 500 to 1,000 terrorists at the start (in case anyone's counting, 1,776 days have now passed since 9/11; that is more than a full year longer than the time between Pearl Harbor and the surrender of Japan, which was 1,347 days). The war just grows and grows. And now Lebanon, too, is part of it.

1 comment:

TOR Hershman said...

Most sadly true, Doc Logic.

Say, check moi's blog and/or Yahoo Group for some jim-dandy Adventures In Less Than Worthless Facts, but, they're still slightly amusing.

Stay on Groovin' (DNA Jungle) Safari,
TOR Hershman