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Liberation will come to Damascus

Charles Krauthammer has a wonderful column on the democratization of the Middle East.

There are many on the Left who just do not understand what is going on in the Arab world. They told us that the Arabs did not want freedom, and probably did not deserve it (we will allow the horribly racist aspect of that go for now). Krauthammer points out there perfidy:

Flynt Leverett, your usual Middle East expert, takes to The New York Times to oppose immediate withdrawal of Syria's occupation of Lebanon. Instead, we should be trying to ``engage and empower'' the tyranny in Damascus.

How in the world do you "empower" a tyrant? Give him more people to abuse? How about more rape rooms? How about we give them economic benefits in the hope that they try to not to sponsor terrorists and build WMDs (which is what the Euros are doing with Iran). Trying to "empower" a thug tyrant just emboldens them as we saw in 1939.

The only answer to these regimes is to destroy them one way or another.

The Left still doesn't understand that the world is changing.

Posted by · 5 March 2005 05:14 PM

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