Sunday, April 22, 2007

Annotation 1

Kristol, William. "Give Force A Chance".
"Time Magazine" Vol. 169 Issue 9 pg 20-20.

This is an article written by William Kristol for "Time" magazine. It discusses the United States lack of military force used to enforce democracy in Iraq. Its indended auidence is the general public and those interested in politics. This article is related to democracy in Iraq being spread and ending the war because the author begins by giving a brief summary of Barack Obama speech on democracy in Iraq about how Congress and he agree that the end to the war is with the withdrawal of U.S. troops. However the author argues that the solution is not to withdraw them it's to use them more forcefully and more abundantly. The authors describes events in history that have shown America's weakness in forcefully using troops to correct problems. The author also describes how some of America's problems today could have been solved by using military force back then. Finally, the author talks about how America has to wait until something significant (9-11) happens until the react and use force.

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