Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Wednesday, February 05, 2003

Who did Reuters turn to for comment on Powell's speech at the UN today? Why the center of the diplomatic world, fo course. Yasser Arafat's PA.

"Powell's speech is intelligence reports that give no concrete evidence on the ground," said Ahmed Abdel Rahman, a senior aide to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. "We can say that this speech launches a new phase for U.S. control over the world and the question remains whether other international groups will accept this unilateral U.S. guardianship over the Middle East," he said.

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