His acquiescence with its demand that he keep on Bush's secretary of "defence" and arch warmaker
, Robert Gates, is unique in US history.
Irony died decades ago but shame joined it in the grave when the warmaker
waved his olive branch.
pick a hard-right warmaker
of staggering incompetence and no regard for either the Constitution or the needs of the people.
He makes the assertion that all religions have within their theologies enough alternatives for peacemaking and warmaking that anyone who wants to be a peacemaker can find something in their religion to justify it, and anyone wants to be a warmaker
can find something in their religion to justify it.
But how can Ariel Sharon run a land with so much death and destruction, when he is himself a warmaker
pretending to be a politician?
We hear a great deal about the "deadbeat dad," the insensitive male," the "hormone-driven warmaker
We hear a great deal about the "deadbeat dad," the "insensitive male," the "hormone-driven warmaker
in chief, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, has been described by the talking heads of cable TV as "a virtual rock star" and "a babe magnet for the 70-year-old set.
This shows that there are many more peacemakers than warmakers
," 37-year-old Zeeshan Abdullah, one of the organizers, told the crowd.
In the late 1990s Human Rights Watch pioneered methodologies for interpreting physical evidence to determine whether the warmakers
were trying hard enough not to kill civilians: beginning with NATO's assault on Serbia in 1998, continuing through the US air war against Iraq, through Israel's attacks on Gazain Operation Cast Lead in 2009.
Personal punishment, to be suffered only in the event the war is lost, will probably not be a sufficient deterrent to prevent a war where the warmakers
feel the chances of defeat to be negligible.
To the extent that presidents exerted control over the timing and content of decisions to go to war with Indian tribes, they were unilateral warmakers
in every sense of the term.