11/19/2004

Hersh: Bush's Iraq disaster strategic

Seymour Hersh at Hampshire College, blasts Bush

...In one of the most powerful moments in the talk, Hersh distinguished between the disaster of the Vietnam war and the disaster of the war in Iraq. Defeat in Vietnam, he argued, had tactical consequences. Within a few years of the end of the war the U.S. and Vietnam began economic cooperation. The war in Iraq will have strategic consequences. Abu Ghraib has turned the Muslim world against the U.S., and in the Middle East the U.S. has lost all claim to being a source of moral authority...

see the rest of the report at rentogen's diary ::

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