Published on October 6th, 2007 | by Jim Lobe2
Wurmser Interview “Bears” Reading
For those who haven’t seen them, the Friday Daily Telegraph’s interview with David Wurmser, “U.S. ‘Must Break Iran and Syria Regimes’,” and the author’s blog post on the interview make for important reading, as they clearly reflect the reigning views in Vice President Cheney’s office and its neo-con advisers at the American Enterprise Institute, particularly with respect to Syria, Iran, and Cheney’s commitment to “democracy,” as opposed to “freedom.” His comment, “Don’t shoot a bear if you’re not going to kill it,” sounds more like something Cheney would say, as I suspect Wurmser himself is not a hunter. He also suggests that the main opposition to an attack on Iran is centered in the Pentagon. I hope the Telegraph might consider posting a transcript of the entire interview.