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  • Time for an “Agonizing Reappraisal”-Across the arc of crisis, US foreign policy is in disarray

    07/07/2006 7:52:16 AM PDT · by SJackson · 35 replies · 878+ views
    American Conservative ^ | 7-7-06 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Gazing across what Zbigniew Brzezinski once called the “arc of crisis,” U.S. foreign policy appears to be disintegrating. On the Horn of Africa, Islamic warriors have seized Mogadishu. The warlords, our allies, are on the run. In Islamist Sudan, the Darfur horror rages on. In Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, whom our secretary of state was only recently snubbing for undemocratic behavior, now appears again to be persona grata as our only alternative to the Muslim Brotherhood. Yet the Egyptian president scarcely seems chastened. His judges just confirmed a five-year jail sentence for his democratic opponent Ayman Nur, and his regime just...
  • Republican Senators Should Not Rally Around Their President

    10/06/2005 3:32:08 PM PDT · by Map Kernow · 345 replies · 3,751+ views
    Human Events ^ | Oct. 6, 2005 | Pat Buchanan
    “Sometimes, party loyalty asks too much,” said JFK. In asking conservatives to support Harriet Miers, prior to full Judiciary Committee hearings, George W. Bush asks too much. Trust me, Bush is saying. Trust but verify, they should reply. For as of today there is no evidence Harriet Miers possesses the judicial philosophy, strength of intellect, firmness of conviction or deep understanding of the gravity of the matters on which her vote would be decisive to be confirmed as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. If she does not exhibit these qualities in testimony before the Judiciary Committee, Harriet Miers should...