Thursday, February 28, 2008


Far from victory in the Cold War, the superpower nuclear-arms race and the corresponding militarization of the American economy gave [the U.S.] ramshackle cities, broken bridges, failing schools, entrenched poverty, impeded life expectancy, and a menacing and secretive national-security state.
-- Richard Rhodes, quoted by Joseph Cirincione. And so it goes for The true cost of Iraq war.

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