Thursday, June 25, 2009

Flogging the Bush doctrine

US intervention in Iran would not help the reform movement. But Bush-era neocons are beating the drum for regime change again

Richard Silverstein, Wednesday 24 June 2009

"Those guys who brought you regime change in Iraq, imaginary WMDs, fake Iraq-al-Qaida connections, 4,000 dead GIs and a trillion-dollar war – they're selling snake oil again.
This time it's Iran. Not content to allow Iranians to fight their own battles for democracy, the neocon war party is beating the drum for US intervention. Recently Paul Wolfowitz and Charles Krauthammer weighed in on the subject. Their views aren't unexpected. You'd just have thought they'd allow a decent interval to lapse after Iran's streets flowed with young blood before they'd inveigle us with their fraudulent vision of events there...."

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