"The most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since Vietnam" were the words Chuck Hagel, a Vietnam war veteran used to describe Bush’s latest revised Iraq strategy. Hagel, however, is not only a Vietnam war veteran but is also a US senator for Bush’s Republican party.

“He doth bestride the narrow world, like a colossus; and we petty men, walk under his huge legs and peep about”. (Shakespeare, Julius Caesar) Bush, decked out as a poor imitation of a modern ‘Caesar’, did for a period bestride the globe.

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