“A Truman for our times”

“The received wisdom is that President Bush has been a foreign policy disaster, and that America is threatened by the rise of Asia. Both claims are wrong—Bush has successfully rolled back jihadism, and the US will benefit from Asian growth.” – Edward Luttwak, Prospect

Luttwak uses the word “nuclear” eleven times in the article; not once refers he to Truman’s war crimes. I think Luttwak, in calling Bush “a Truman for our times”, is right — just not for the same reasons that he suggests.


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