That’s the official name for a chief element of the war strategy planned against Iraq. The idea is to create such fear that Iraqi soldiers won’t fight. CBS News reports: “There will not be a safe place in Baghdad,” said one Pentagon official who has been briefed on the plan.
Does it bother anyone on the pro-war side except me that the next phase of the “war on terror” will start with terror-bombing of the enemy capital?
No wonder part of the preparation for Colin Powell’s speech was covering over the tapestry copy of the Picasso Guernica that hangs outside the Security Council chamber.