Via Talking Points Memo:

Surprise, surprise ...
"A year from now, I'll be very surprised if there is not some grand square in Baghdad that is named after President Bush."
Richard Perle
AEI Keynote speech

September 22, 2003

From the same guy who memorably brought us:

"This is total war. If we just let our vision of the world go forth... our children will sing great songs about us years from now."

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Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.