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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 11.10.09 | 06:25 (IST)

    Nine months along and Obama hasn't started a new war, and he hasn't even managed to engineer a coup and replace anybody's government. That is at odds with 20th century Presidents of the US, from Truman to Bush. Maybe he's trying to start a new trend? And Morris, maybe he doesn't like the idea of gratuitously killing a bunch of Iranians or getting a bunch more US GIs killed. Preemptive war is an Israeli and Bush the younger thing, not America's style. After one in Iraq, one is enough for the US. Besides, Israel hasn't finished it's last preemptive war, the one it launched in 67. The Palestinians don't seem to want to stay conquered.

    from the article: Obama is worthy of Nobel, he has changed the world
    First published 01:16 11.10.09 | Last updated 16:36 11.10.09
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