A'jad in the Big Apple
Joe Klein wrote a wonderful commentary about the excessive media attention Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad received [Oct. 8]. Our obsession with that man has provided a distraction from our shortcomings in Iraq and allowed us to lose sight of our primary objectives in this war. It also prevents U.S. presidential candidates from discussing peace, for fear of seeming weak on national security. The buildup of Ahmadinejad culminated with the passage of the Kyl-Lieberman resolution in the Senate, which potentially gives President George W. Bush the ability to use military force to...

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