The Duck of Minerva

The Duck Quacks at Twilight


July 27, 2006

Courtesy of Marc Lynch over at Abu Aardvark (you should go there and read the whole post):

Karen Hughes should quit immediately. Get somebody in as an acting public diplomacy director who is at least going to try.

Not much more I can say, after Condoleeza Rice’s “birth pangs of a new Middle East” comment. It makes me wonder: what in the hell is the Administration up to? Makes me wonder whether Digby is on to something by linking that kind of language to apocalyptic Christian fundamentalism.

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Patrick Thaddeus Jackson is Professor of International Studies in the School of International Service, and also Director of the AU Honors program. He was formerly Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Relations and Development, and is currently Series Editor of the University of Michigan Press' book series Configurations: Critical Studies of World Politics.