If history is a guide, you cannot subdue a large and hostile city except by destroying it completely. Short of massacre, we will not inherit a pacified Iraq. . . . To support 'the groundwork' for this effort is to support a holocaust, quite soon, against Iraqi civilians and also against the troops on both sides. That is what victory means.
Tuesday, April 01, 2003
James K. Galbraith
James K. Galbraith on the American Prospect website, April 1, 2003:
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