View Single Post
      09-28-2006, 03:43 AM   #9
Major General
United Kingdom

NFS's Avatar
Drives: 335i m-sport LCI
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 9,216
iTrader: (0)

Originally Posted by tl_boy
Jordan is far more balanced than either Libya or Pakistan from what I understand.
Good point, but Jordan has had close affiliations with the west for a long time. I think it was important for Bush to have support from more radical islamic states, in order to reduce the impression that this was an anti-islamic action. Hence he made Pakistan and Libya an 'offer they couldn't refuse'.

Remember the 'you are either with me or against me' line?