TITLE

america

AUTHOR(S)
Stephen, Andrew
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
New Statesman;11/10/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4663, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the politics of the war in Iraq, in the wake of the Chinook helicopter tragedy that killed 15 soldiers. View that the George W. Bush administration is avoiding the issue of American casualties because it could impact his re-election; Focus on the U.S. policy towards Iraq; The estimated number of soldiers needed to be deployed; Characterization of Donald Rumsfeld as personifying the political conflict and repositioning that takes place between factions in government; Characterization of the U.S. President as "disconnected Boy George"; Mention of a poll showing Americans are concerned about the U.S. getting overwhelmed by Iraq.
ACCESSION #
11298193

 

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