How to Build a Real Coalition

The Wall Street Journal‘s Robert L. Bartley has a very insightful article on why the key to coalition-building is resolution, not compromise. His piece should be sent straight to SecState Powell – we don’t gain anything by pussyfooting around in the Middle East. We need to make it clear that we will not stand for nations that claim to be a part of the civilized world yet still support barbarous groups such as al-Qaeda.