Thursday, December 30, 2004

Ah yes, Modernization, that's the thing

Washington Post:
Abizaid believes that the Long War is only in its early stages. Victory will be hard to measure, he says, because the enemy won't wave a white flag and surrender one day. Success will instead be an incremental process of modernization of the Islamic world, which will gradually find its own accommodation with the global economy and open political systems.
Haven't we seen this movie before? Wolfowitz, a latterday Rostow....

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