Thursday, August 10, 2006


When Mr. Olmert responded to her request to suspend airstrikes for 48 hours by saying that Israel had warned residents to evacuate, Ms. Rice shook her head, according to two American officials.

"Look, we've had this experience, with Katrina, and we thought we were doing it right," she reportedly said. "But we learned that many people who want to leave can't leave."

So . . . if . . . a voluntary bombing campaign . . . is like . . . a hurricane . . . .


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