Jonathan Alter makes an excellent case for war — and nation-building — in the new Newsweek.
At first glance, the comparison between Saddam and Hitler seems overdrawn. Hitler, after all, was gobbling up countries, while Saddam has been staying quiet abroad since invading Kuwait a decade ago. But this has become a useless distinction. Because terrorism knows no borders, it has rendered obsolete the age-old standard of what constitutes a grave threat to world peace