February 11, 2003

WP Nails It on the

WP Nails It on the Head

The Washington Post continues to impress with its editorial stance and intelligent analysis of the Iraq situation. Key language:

"Only six months ago it was Germany and France that appealed to the United States to take the case of Iraqi disarmament to the United Nations; a year ago they reproached Washington for not involving NATO more in the war against terrorism. The Bush administration responded by making a powerful and detailed case against Iraq before NATO and the Security Council, and challenging both to act. With France's support, the Security Council crafted Resolution 1441, which gave Iraq "a final opportunity" to peacefully disarm while making clear that anything short of "full cooperation" at "any time" would forfeit the chance. Having passed such a resolution, the Security Council risks a crippling forfeit of its credibility if it backs down now -- yet that is exactly what France and Germany propose."

Read the whole article here.

Posted by Gregory at February 11, 2003 02:33 PM
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