The Duck of Minerva

The Duck Quacks at Twilight

Not likely to help on the diplomacy front

August 2, 2006

Via Arms and Influence:

Everyone remaining in southern Lebanon will be regarded as a terrorist, Israel’s justice minister said yesterday as the military prepared to employ “huge firepower” from the air in its campaign to crush Hizbollah.

Besides the fact that this is empirically false it’s just plain stupid from a political standpoint. Not helpful.

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Petti is Associate Director of Insights and Analytics at Alexion . Previously, he served as Lead Data Scientist in the Decision Sciences group at Maritz Motivation and a Global Data Strategist and Subject Matter Expert for Gallup.