No Turning Back Now

(Washington Post) Charles Krauthammer - The window of legitimacy - that interval during which the U.S. could mass its forces around Iraq and prepare for war, ostensibly in the name of the UN - is now officially closed. Now Germany, France, Russia, and China have declared themselves opposed to war so long as Hans Blix can run around Iraq merely "containing" Saddam Hussein. The president cannot logically turn back. Having said that the possession of weapons of mass destruction by Hussein is an intolerable threat to the security of the United States, there is no logical way to rationalize walking away from Iraq.

2003-01-24 00:00:00

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