Jihad, Unintended

To err is human. Not to learn from one's mistakes--and to jeopardize the nation's security in the process--is unforgivable.

Issue: Winter 2005-2006

HOW PRESIDENT Bush and his team handle the three remaining years of his tenure in office-especially their efforts to deal with the interrelated problems of terrorism, proliferation and the war in Iraq-will have a major impact not only on his legacy but, more importantly, on American security. Whether a distracted White House can undertake a hard-headed assessment of these problems, give them the priority they deserve, and find ways to work more effectively with others, especially other major powers, remains to be seen.

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