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2006-11-19 Iraq
Kissinger: Military victory no longer possible in Iraq
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Posted by Jackal 2006-11-19 12:12|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6475 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 I thought he was dead already.
Posted by Unique Battle 2006-11-19 12:45||   2006-11-19 12:45|| Front Page Top

#2 Essentially, he is. He just does not know it yet.
Posted by twobyfour 2006-11-19 13:30||   2006-11-19 13:30|| Front Page Top

#3 But Kissinger, an architect of the Vietnam war

And that qualifies him as an expert on snapping defeat from the jaws of victory.

Thats it in a nutshell. Once a loser always a LOSER.
Posted by CrazyFool 2006-11-19 13:50||   2006-11-19 13:50|| Front Page Top

#4 So he's worried about destablizing Iran and Syria.

Is he suggesting we go back to his old policy of backing despicable strongmen and turning a blind eye?
Posted by Danking70 2006-11-19 15:30||   2006-11-19 15:30|| Front Page Top

#5 Angling for another Paris gig?
Posted by ed 2006-11-19 15:45||   2006-11-19 15:45|| Front Page Top

#6 But Kissinger, an architect of the Vietnam war . . .

'Nuff said.

I find it interesting to listen to him, lots of good points on small and medium-sized stuff, but for some reason he apparently doesn't see the huge stuff very well.
Posted by gorb 2006-11-19 17:53||   2006-11-19 17:53|| Front Page Top

#7 Not even interesting to listen too, he has no good advise to give to Republicans or the US of A.
Posted by Sock Puppet of Doom 2006-11-19 19:18||]">[]  2006-11-19 19:18|| Front Page Top

#8 Many have described this guy as a realist. I think he was, but of a very specific school. Kissinger was a declinist. He saw a United States in decline. His job, while Secretary of State, was to manage this decline with as much grace as humanly possible. Three decades later, he still sees Uncle Sam in decline. Once again, he believes the task at hand is to manage this decline. What a surprise...
Posted by Zhang Fei 2006-11-19 20:24||]">[]  2006-11-19 20:24|| Front Page Top

#9 Kissinger reminds me of a triangle player in an orchestra. Every so often, he strikes up with a single note. "Ding". This was his moment in the sun.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2006-11-19 20:28||]">[]  2006-11-19 20:28|| Front Page Top

#10 There are some people who once were considered great, but who, in reflection, deserve only to be shot for their idiocy. Add Henry Kissinger's name to that list. The list is getting extremely long again, and will require the Grim Reaper to shorten. I just hope that not TOO many innocents perish with them.
Posted by Old Patriot">Old Patriot  2006-11-19 22:59||]">[]  2006-11-19 22:59|| Front Page Top

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