destroy whole nations, and under easily imaginable circumstances,
could destroy the world.
There is ugliness here.
We need to look hard for ways to find new disciplined beauty,
to replace this dangerous ugliness.
The administration seems well set out, at the level of
organization, to do this, if it is possible to actually check the
essential facts that make a life or death difference in these
This situation is difficult under the best of circumstances.
Lies, which the military and intelligence community are prone to,
may make reasonable solutions essentially impossible, and are very