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Stephanie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-14-03 07:14 PM
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33. Pre-emption: Idea With a Lineage Whose Time Has Come | NYT | 3/23
thanks to peacey:

Pre-emption: Idea With a Lineage Whose Time Has Come
excerpt from

NY Times Finally Reports on the PNAC Global Conquest Conspiracy

NY Times finally reports, "The origins of the current war are rooted in a series of policy pronouncements by ... conservative intellectuals that date from the early 1990's, after the end of the cold war and the inconclusive end of the gulf war in 1991, which left Mr. Hussein in power.

kept alive the cause of deposing Saddam Hussein during the mid- and late 1990's through scholarly conferences, foreign policy magazines and forums at research institutions. Then, when many of them returned to power in the administration of George W. Bush, their views ended up dominating the administration's policy, defining an important shift in United States foreign policy thinking...

There is little doubt that the fundamental debate will continue. 'This is just the beginning,' an administration official said. 'I would not rule out the same sequence of events for Iran and North Korea as for Iraq, but circumstances do not compel you to end up in the same place.'"

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