Wednesday, November 17, 2004

"From Colin to Condolezza". This is the title of an excellent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal today by Eliot A. Cohen, "a professor of strategic studies at Johns Hopkins . . . " The article is here on, but of course that's a pay site. Sometimes, though, such articles show up on His thesis is that the Bush administration needs to do much better in articulating its foreign policy vision, acting far less arrogantly and defensively, admitting mistakes, seeking a consensus with our friends, and so on. I am glad this fellow was not in Kerry's brain trust. Anyway, he expresses the hope that Condoleezza Rice will take the opportunity afforded by her special relationship to President Bush, an opporunity that Colin Powell apparently did not have, to move our foreign policy forward.

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