Saturday, August 12, 2006

Postscript to "When good things ... "

The suggestion in Fred Kaplan's Slate article, to which I linked a couple of posts below, that the blanket refusal of the current administration to engage in discussions with the Syrians is dysfunctional, is echoed, and extended to the Iranians, by Richard Holbrooke in this Washington Post column.

Interestingly, Holbrooke's WaPo column was reprinted in the neocon organ, The New York Sun, which is where I first saw it. If Slate and the Sun can agree on something, well, ...