For all those clamoring for the withdrawal of American troops in Iraq, I’ll go along. That is, as soon as we pull our soldiers out of Bosnia. And Germany. The fact is, these things take time. If it can take decades to complete the mission in Europe, why can’t we wait a few more years in Iraq? Is it because we don’t believe Iraqis are worth it, or because we think they are incapable? Either way, it sounds suspiciously like … racism.
Posted on July 17, 2007 by Stan Guthrie
About Stan GuthrieStan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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