Friday, July 25, 2008

John Isaacs: Hand-Wringing over Success in North Korea

The Center’s Executive Director, the indomitable John Isaacs, put together a great piece yesterday that reviews the recent events involving North Korea’s nuclear facilities and the ensuing uproar by conservatives domestically.

Isaacs begins:

The same neoconservatives who dominated the Bush administration for almost eight years are now screaming like stuck pigs over the administration’s latest moves on North Korea. You would have thought that the heathens had been let into the temple—or, even worse, that W. had appointed Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) or Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) to Cabinet positions.

President George W. Bush announced on June 26 that the United States would take steps to remove the last remaining Stalinist regime from the State Department’s list of state sponsors of terrorism. This step was in return for North Korea submitting a long-delayed official declaration about its nuclear program.

Click here for the full article.

1 comment:

Eli Lewine said...

Mmmmm stuff on North Korea!

Just for trivia fun, I'd also like to throw out that Sen. Brownback has also put a hold on the Bush Admin's choice for ambassador to South Korea as part of his "protest" aka hissy fit.