With patience, the US can help democracy take root in Iraq | csmonitor.com

Excellent article! I agree with John Hughes position 100%.

With patience, the US can help democracy take root in Iraq | csmonitor.com:

With patience, the US can help democracy take root in Iraq Bush has made mistakes, but he can’t be faulted for believing freedom is for all.

By John Hughes

SALT LAKE CITY – There is a lot of careless talk suggesting that the conflict in Iraq is a replica of the Vietnam war and that the United States is bogged down there in an impossible quagmire.

In fact there are more differences than similarities. In Vietnam the US faced Viet Cong and North Vietnamese military units, whereas in Iraq the enemy is comprised of faceless terrorists…

George Bush may be faulted for some things but not his belief that freedom is God-given for all people. It is not inappropriate that America, founded on the cornerstone of freedom, should seek to extend it to others presently less fortunate.

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Posted on April 11, 2006, in News and politics. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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