The Pentagon is continuing intensive planning for a possible bombing attack on Iran. These preparations began already last year, by order of the President. In other words, the decision has already been arrived at. All that Bush is waiting for is a suitable opportunity to put it into practice.
In the same way that the revolutionary movement depends at
critical moments on the quality of the leadership, so the outcome of a war,
such as the war in Iraq,
can be decisively influenced by the political and military leadership of the
bourgeoisie. Bush is now acting against the interests of the class he is
supposed to represent.
military strategist Sun-Tzu, wrote his famous treatise, The Art of War
2500 years ago. The basic postulates laid down in this classical work are as
valid today as they were when they were first written. Today, on the fourth
anniversary of the invasion of Iraq,
Alan Woods points out that Bush has made every possible mistake in the book.