Friday, January 21, 2005

WHERE ARE WE? Charles Krauthammer ponders:
At this midpoint of the Bush administration, engaged as we are in conflict throughout the world, are we winning?

The great democratic crusade undertaken by this administration is going far better than most observers will admit. That's the good news. The bad news is a development more troubling than most observers recognize: signs of the emergence, for the first time since the fall of the Soviet empire, of an anti-American bloc anchored by Great Powers.
Among the good news: Ukranie, Georgia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Afghanistan, and -yes- Iraq.

Among the bad news: Russia and China.

Read the whole thing (thanks to Jahd for the link.)