The Kensington Review

27 October 2003

Latest Commentary:
Cardinal Richelieu, founder of modern France and the nation-state system, once said, "Give me six lines written by the most honest man, and I'll find something in it to hang him." Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's leaked memo of last week hanged its author in far less. In fighting the war on terror, Mr. Rumsfeld is a good year behind the curve. Click here to read more.

The Islamic Republic of Iran announced last Tuesday that it would sign an additional protocol to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty allowing for unannounced inspections of its sites. It also said it would, for an “interim period,” stop enriching uranium to show its goodwill. It also reserved its right to "enjoy peaceful use of nuclear energy in accordance with the Nonproliferation Treaty.” The Russian saying, "Trust but verify," springs to mind. Click here for more.
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"We lack metrics to know if we are winning or losing the global war on terror."
-- Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense

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