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Analysis and Commentary

Surreal Rules

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, August 11, 2006

Prior to September 11, the general consensus was that conventional Middle East armies were paper tigers and that their terrorist alternatives were best dealt with by bombing them from a distance — as in Lebanon, Afghanistan, Iraq, east Africa, etc. — and then letting them sort out their own rubble…