Daily Archives: October 20, 2004

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Action on Sudan Genocide Underwhelming, Given What’s at Stake

[ From the article: We in America could save kids [in the Sudan]. This wouldn’t require troops, just a bit of gumption to declare a no-fly zone, to press our Western allies and nearby Arab and African states, to impose an arms embargo and other targeted sanctions, to push a meaningful U.N. resolution even at the risk of a Chinese veto, and to insist upon the deployment of a larger African force. Instead, President Bush’s policy is to chide Sudan and send aid. That’s much better than nothing and has led Sudan to kill fewer children and to kill more […]

Bush Before Iraq Invasion: We’re Not Going to Have Any Casualties!

Robertson: I warned Bush on Iraq casualties; President’s response: ‘We’re not going to have any’ 19 Oct 2004 | CNN.com NEW YORK — The founder of the U.S. Christian Coalition said Tuesday he told President George W. Bush before the invasion of Iraq that he should prepare Americans for the likelihood of casualties, but the president told him, “We’re not going to have any casualties.” Pat Robertson, an ardent Bush supporter, said he had that conversation with the president in Nashville, Tennessee, before the March 2003 invasion. He described Bush in the meeting as “the most self-assured man I’ve ever […]