...should the UK have applied US rules of engagement about terrorists, then we would have bombed the hell out of Noraid centres, which raised funds for the IRA in the U.S. long ago.Obviously, that was written before anyone had given any thought to a George W. "Bush Doctrine."
The Oldie, London (September 1998)
The box also included this comparison:
- 1979 -- Afghan = Mojaheddin = Holy warrior = Dead Russians = Good Thing.
- 1998 -- Afghan = Taliban = International terrorist = Dead Americans = Bad Thing.
So...9/11 didn't even change the critique of American foreign policy.