Friday, July 20, 2007

A brilliant op-ed piece

I wholeheartedly urge any of you who read this blog to read this opinion piece from Timothy Garton Ash in today's L.A. Times regarding the future and consequences of the Iraq fiasco.

Ash closes with this:

"In history, the most important consequences are often the unintended ones. We do not yet know the longer-term unintended consequences of Iraq. Maybe there is a silver lining hidden somewhere in this cloud. But as far as the human eye can see, the likely consequences of Iraq range from the bad to the catastrophic.

"Looking back over a quarter of a century of chronicling current affairs, I cannot recall a more comprehensive and avoidable man-made disaster."

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