posted by Fran Monday, November 14, 2005
We, the people, progressive and conservative, fervently argue the values and implementation of the foreign policy of the Bush administration. The argument involves WMD and who knew what and when did they know it.
I think, and I hope, that our govt is smarter than such a sophomoric argument.
My guess is that our govt is engaged in a policy of deception.
My guess is that our policy, after 9/11, was to engage the Muslim population in a war on itself. A little background:
Islamic terrorism, as currently known, has existed for 40 years. The rally cry has always been the existence of
Suicide bombing became accepted by the Muslim community, as a means of war, and then it was used on us.
A free society can't exist with suicide bombings...they are mutually exclusive.
We needed to find a way to get Muslims to oppose suicide bombings. Our choice was
It was a conscious decision of the US Govt to induce a war between the Shia and Sunni sects of Islam.
If they suicide bomb each other enough it will provoke outrage in the Islamic community.
The situation has to be "real". It called for political sacrifice.
Bush had to play stupid for this to work.
If this was not our policy, then I'm seriously worried.