Thursday, September 27, 2007

Bush Threatened Nations That Did Not Back Iraq War: Report

"US President George W. Bush threatened nations with retaliation if they did not vote for a UN resolution backing the Iraq war, according to a transcript published Wednesday of a conversation he had with former Spanish prime minister Jose Maria Aznar.
Bush threatened nations that did not back Iraq war: report - Yahoo! News

"Coalition of the 'Willing,'" indeed...


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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hmmmm, interesting.

Sometimes that is called diplomacy.

Diplomacy, the art of saying "good boy" until you find a rock.

Diplomacy, the art of letting someone else have your way.

TTH said...

I think you're confusing threats with persuasion. Is your definition of diplomacy really one side threatening another?