06/07/2005: More Summer Reading...
Mort Kondracke has written an interesting piece for Real Clear Politics -
Will Bush's Idealism Lead U.S. To Lose 'War With Islam'? -- and listed a potentially fascinating book to read:
”It certainly is no summer beach read, but you'll be edified - and lots of people will be angered - by Robert Merry's new book, "Sands of Empire," a rich and deep critique of President Bush's alleged "Crusader State" foreign policy.
I think that Merry, president and publisher of Congressional Quarterly, is far too pessimistic in saying that Bush is leading the country toward "calamity" by pursuing a policy of "humanitarian imperialism." But Merry not only argues his case forcefully, he also bases it on intellectual history dating to the 17th century….”
So give his article a full read by clicking on the link above.
Karen on 06.07.05 @ 06:58 AM CST