The Kensington Review

22 December 2003

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Having had Al Gore's endorsement overshadowed by the capture of Saddam Hussein, Governor Howard Dean tried to put out a "major" foreign policy speech before the Pacific Council in LA. The Governor believes in the traditional multi-lateralist approach that is mainstream for Democrats, and he believes in better intelligence. Fewer ex-Soviet nukes and more AIDS spending in Africa are nice ideas, too. Once again, dealing with foreign affairs is misconstrued as foreign policy. Click here to read more.

As the preliminary idiocies of a show trial for Saddam Hussein proceed apace, friends of sanity might wish to suggest to those establishing this theatre of the absurd that some provision be made for the safety of the supporting players. More directly, if they want this trial to cause less harm than good, they need to make sure their witnesses aren't going to be killed on their way to testify. Yes, it sounds like a Clint Eastwood movie, but witnesses in the Rwanda genocide trials are being killed. Click here for more.
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-- Senator Paul Simon, 1928-2003

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