- So diplomacy with North Korea has apparently "worked". Here's hoping it works better than it has for the last fifteen years. I think there's little reason to be optimistic, and "faith-based nonproliferation" may well be the best moniker to hang on this deal.
- Think diplomacy will work with Iran as well? Think again. From day one, the Islamic Republic has demonstrated utter contempt for the rule of international law. They have continued to do so every step of the way in their "negotiations" with the rest of the world over their nuclear program. I'll believe it when I see it.
- Vladimir Putin tore the U.S. a new one a few days ago. I think Max Boot responds the best. His is an attitude common amongst many of the world's more backwards and oppressive regimes: take easy shots at America, blame them for yours and the world's troubles, get the focus off your own abuses.
- Congress is about to vote on its nonbinding Iraq resolution (resolution in name only, as it hardly demonstrates "resolve"). Thanks for your support.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Nothing fancy here, as the squadron's been busy as hell and I've spent more time dealing with various helicopter-related news than following the comings and goings of politicos in Washington. So briefly: