Bush Faces Increasingly Poor Image Overseas
Bush's blunt manner and frequent references to religion appear especially grating to European ears, these analysts and officials say. But much of it is rooted in substantive questions about the role of U.S. power in the world
and whether Bush is properly using it in his battle with Hussein.
This week, the administration plans to begin a coordinated effort to draw attention to what one official called "the plight of the Iraqi people, with a focus on human rights and freedom and Saddam's brutality."
More on the Bush credibility problem by Paul Krugman here
and another by P.M. Carpenter here
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