notes july 17, 2008
July 17, 2008 § Leave a comment
If only Chief Justice Roberts could show similar tendencies to dig out from under.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates warned yesterday against the risk of a “creeping militarization” of U.S. foreign policy, saying the State Department should lead U.S. engagement with other countries, with the military playing a supporting role.
“We cannot kill or capture our way to victory” in the long-term campaign against terrorism, Gates said, arguing that military action should be subordinate to political and economic efforts to undermine extremism.
on the economy, we are in a volatile time because we are so interconnected. The tomato scare, If the price of gas goes up, we are more careful. but we is everyone reading the same paper or watching the same tv. the speed and amplification is nearly terrifying.