A thought keeps coming back to me as the people of Cairo and Tunis take to the streets. All of this was part of a vision for the Middle East back in 2001, post 911. There was a theory that the people of Iraq would welcome to invading US troops with open arms. It was clearly dreadfully, tragically wrong. But the resistance, the alternative to corrupt dictatorship was seen as Islamist butchery. I hope with all my heart that the alternative now is looking clearer for all the people of the Arab world.
Anyway, here's an interview with Paul Wolfowitz from the Spectator.