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Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Iraq: What Are We Fighting For?

For PR purposes the Bush administration has proclaimed that we are fighting for “freedom” in the Muslim world.  The reality is, and must be, somewhat different and no less honorable.  We are really fighting to defend political liberty in the Western world, by politically stabilizing the Middle East through anti-terrorist governments in Iraq and Afghanistan.