Wednesday, March 26, 2003


Karl Zinsmeister writes about coming under an Iraqi Scud missle attack while embedded with the 82nd Airborne in Kuwait:
The establishment media have also elided over another fundamental lesson of this week: Intermediate-range Scud ballistic missiles are one of the weapons Saddam Hussein was years ago banned from possessing by U.N. Resolution 686. They are one of the weapons that, just weeks ago, he swore on a stack of Holy Korans he didn�t possess. They are one of the weapons that U.N. inspectors told us they saw no sign of. They are one of the weapons that Security Council opponents of the U.S. sniffed that Iraq was unlikely to possess any longer.

So: In the very first days of hostilities, Saddam revealed himself (once again) to be a liar. Jacques Chirac, Gerhard Schroeder, Nelson Mandela, Kofi Annan, and other apologists for the U.N. inspection charade were shown to be feckless fools. And American antiballistic-missile technology was demonstrated to be the defensive bulwark of our future.
Read the entire article at National Review Online.

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