Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Gingrich Versus Powell - No Contest
How ironic that Newt Gingrich thinks the U.S. State Department has "collapsed." After all, as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, he contributed directly to weakening the department as an instrument of U.S. national security. It is thanks to Colin Powell that the department is back on the road to recovery. What is needed is a greater emphasis on diplomacy — not an indictment of it — as Anne Richard argues.