TITLE

High Noon in Europe

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley, Jr., William F.
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
National Review;2/24/2003, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article argues that the U.S. faces a military challenge in its Iraq offensive, without the backing of France and Germany. It was reported that France and Germany were early on put off by U.S. President George W. Bush, because he had said shortly after taking office that the Kyoto Treaty was dead. The language was probably unwise, but Bush's decisiveness was in wholesome contrast to former U.S. President Bill Clinton's evasions from the issue. President Bush will either ignore the call to go to the United Nations (UN) to authorize military action against Iraq, or he will go to the UN and live with a French veto.
ACCESSION #
9096704

 

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