Thinking Horizontally

Discussion in 'Middle East - General' started by preemptingyou03, Jun 12, 2006.

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    Delves into Thomas P.M. Barnett's thesis on "unending war." One of the reasons, I think, so many oppose Iraq is because they define it using archaic terminology and old-school logic. Counterinsurgencies don't just "end," nor will terrorism be "defeated" in a WWII-type sense. Bush understands this and that's the premise of the op-ed.

    http://www.worldthreats.com/general_information/Guariglia_20060525_04.htm
     
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    Everyone who doesn't have a leftist agenda understands this; thus, the urgency to get a fully-functional Iraq government capable of sustaining and defending itself and the people of Iraq running on all cylinders.
     
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    The Lefty Decoder Genie Says: "old school logic = actual logic"
     
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    Or perhaps: Anti-Bush/Republican agenda = actual logic
     
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    Barnett's books make an interesting read. I like a lot of what he says. He's very original and indepth, if a bit too much of a theorist. If we are really going to go through with Dr. Barnett's ideas, we'll need a radical change in our foreign policy. Bush's dealing with India and his new relationship with Germany seem to be a step in the right track though.
     

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