The usa rediscovers the un
A tiny war, not worth mentioning. A war in vacation format. Only one enemy up to the teeth with weapons of mass destruction rustet. But already bush ii. The people of france have taken offense at this war, which was not a war, and at this peace, which is not a peace and does not want to be a peace. The biggest budget shortfall since presidential commemoration, u.S. Soldiers killed in iraq every day, war president’s dwindling popularity curves. Already the vietnam war syndrome beckons from afar. Bush must get out of this unforeseen war after war. Hurry! Anything else will cost him a second term, if he has not already gambled it away with the ever-greater shambles in and around baghdad.
Americans are patriots as long as wars are manageable and their eyes are diverted to the economy and their own portfolio. Bush’s father was dropped by the election snode after his victory: it’s the economy, stupid. But the americans’ favorite war game of first winning and then leaving the costly and perilous scramble and reconstruction to friendly auxiliaries could this time pose more difficulties than expected.