Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Juan Cole History Lesson

Juan Cole has a nice summary of the events leading up to 9-11 including pictures.

You can check it out here

When Regan was in office the cold war was still going on, so you need to understand the context in which he acted. Bush, on the other hand, has no excuse.

1 Comments:

Anonymous David said...

For historical context of our current troubles, the documentary by the BBC film maker Adam Curtis, The Power of Nightmares is well worth seeking out.

I wasn't able to get these new links working on my dial-up, but you might--

http://www.archive.org/details/ThePowerOfNightmares

(Be careful--it is in three parts and the first link on the page is for part 3, etc.)

8/02/2005 07:21:00 PM  

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