Yesterday President Bush arrived in
This is the Bush Doctrine in all of its horrific glory. The NIE complied by his own intelligence organizations did not come up with the correct answer, so he has decided to get a second opinion. He conveniently asked
On top of the hubris of even publicly holding this meeting in Israel under the guise of Israeli/Palestinian peace talks (an issue Bush has chosen to ignore for seven years now, not only allowing the occupation of the West Bank but also funding it), President Bush decided to comment on the incident that took place yesterday in the Strait of Hormuz.
Bush said the incident was "a very dangerous gesture" on the part of
"We have made it very clear, and they know our position, and that is: There will be serious consequences if they attack our ships, pure and simple."
It is important to remember that he is quick to use this rhetoric although it is still unclear whether or not the speed boats did belong to or represent the Iran Revolutionary Guard (the
No person involved is surprised that Bush would use this rhetoric without any solid evidence, in the light of him using the now infamous World War 3 language when it is now believed that he had full knowledge of the NIE that would be released weeks later.
The reality is that the Bush administration wants to bomb
That is if we don’t soon see a
Once a single bomb is dropped in
Another question that comes to mind is once the bombs are dropped and the war widens in the Middle East, how does the