Bush doctrine

Perhaps equally casual about distinguishing between those who "are either with us or against us," Bush's "new friend" has "weapons of mass destruction," and he doesn't seem to hestitate in using them even "against his own people."

MOSCOW, Russia (CNN) -- A raid by Russian troops to free hostages held by Chechen rebels in a Moscow theatre is coming under scrutiny amid fears a nerve agent used may have contributed to the deaths of 118 hostages. [JAW--the number, it is now believed, may exceed 200]

By the way, in another parallel to Iraq, Chechnyans are regarded by Moscow as "their [Moscow's] own people," since that is the official basis for Russian opposition to the nation's secession, and Russia is alleged to have used chemical weapons there during the ten years of the current war.

Are we going to invade Russia now?

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Published on October 27, 2002 10:28 AM.

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