The Kensington Review

24 March 2003

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The American-led coalition has unleashed an air campaign designed to "shock and awe" the Iraqi leadership into submission. The theory is that if enough destruction can fall on the heads of one's enemies in a short enough amount of time, they will see that further resistance is futile, and surrender becomes almost inevitable. The theory appears sensible, but experience suggests that this is not going to happen. Hermann Goering and Curtis LeMay both tried it, and it failed miserably. Click here to read more.

It has been a long time in coming, but Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Vice President Dick Cheney finally have their war against Saddam. Nothing could stop their determination, and their success is a tribute to their political skills. Twelve years is a long time to push a policy, but finally, they made it happen. One only wishes that their wisdom had matched their ambition. Click here for more.
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"Don't cheer, boys. Those fellows over there are dying."
-- Captain Harry S. Truman, American Expeditionary Force, France 1918

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