The Coalition Expands

by James S. Robbins

The Saudi-owned London-based newspaper Al-Sharq al-Awsat rans an editorial on January 28 entitled “Why The Baghdad Regime Does Not Deserve To Be Defended.” After cataloguing Iraqi abuses that mirror those pointed out by President Bush in the State of the Union address, the writer notes that “in the absence of the Iraqi regime the Arab world will be able to breathe and find a glimpse of hope that the region will see stability. If the Iraqi regime went away, the problems that have eaten up the region making Arabs the mockery of the rest of the world will come to an end.” What was that about unilaterlaism?

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