First, that you can, simply by the exercise of military and other forms of hard power, bring the blessings of liberal democracy to any part of the world. And secondly that, as matter of national security exigency, you should strive to do just that since only a world of liberal democracies will in the end guarantee peace and stability. Iraq doesn’t, it must be admitted, look good on either count.
Friday, April 13, 2007
The Routing of the Neocons
Times of London's Gerard Baker has a piece up today about just how wrong the neocons have been about the war/occupation in Iraq.