The case for burden bearing

Zuckerman, Mortimer B.
November 2003
U.S. News & World Report;11/3/2003, Vol. 135 Issue 15, p68
Comments on the United States, in light of opposition to the proposed bill to finance aid for Iraq. Position of Iraq in the Islamic world; Loss of American geographic immunity with the September 11 attacks; Vulnerability of the U.S. as a target of resentment from those who oppose American culture, modernity, and western wealth; View that security challenge is the threat of nonconventional weapons in the control of rogue states or terrorists; Opinion that the U.S. is at war with the terrorists and the political conflict in the Middle East that produced them; Opinion that the U.S. must act decisively concerning national security.


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