I Remember Muammar

(New York Times) William Safire - As American tanks began to roll through Iraq to overthrow Saddam, Libya's longtime terrorist, Muammar Ghadafi, came up with a strategy to avoid being next on the regime-change list: pre-emptive surrender. As the skin-saving demarche of Ghadafi demonstrates, introducing freedom to countries long denied it has a powerful effect on the actions of regional neighbors. We should verify and never trust, and neither forget nor forgive Muammar Ghadafi.

2003-12-22 00:00:00

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