sexta-feira, outubro 03, 2003
O Relatório David Kay
Ao contrário do que afirmam os cabelçalhos dos jornais de hoje, Andrew Sullivan pensa que o relatório de David Kay sobre as WMD's reforça a posição da Administração Americana:
The administration claimed that Saddam had used WMDs in the past, had hidden materials from the United Nations, was hiding a continued program for weapons of mass destruction, and that we should act before the threat was imminent. The argument was that it was impossible to restrain Saddam Hussein unless he were removed from power and disarmed. The war was legally based on the premise that Saddam had clearly violated U.N. resolutions, was in open breach of such resolutions and was continuing to conceal his programs with the intent of restarting them in earnest once sanctions were lifted. Having read the report carefully, I'd say that the administration is vindicated in every single respect of that argument. This war wasn't just moral; it wasn't just prudent; it was justified on the very terms the administration laid out. And we don't know the half of it yet.
posted by Miguel Noronha 8:53 da manhã
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