1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Whitewash

Reader comment on item: Reagan's Early Victory in the War on Terror

Submitted by Bill Zeise (United States), Jun 15, 2004 at 12:13

Dear Mr. Pipes,
Most of the time I agree with what you write, but please don't whitewash Reagan's retreat from terrorism. When 234 Marines were bombed and killed in Lebanon, he retreated without an answer. He tripled our debt from one trillion dollars to three trillion dollars in 8 years. He sold chemicals to Iraq to be used on Iranians and one of the reasons of declaring war on Iraq. Don't defend his presidency as the one that answered terrorists. It did not and he did not. Khomeni released the 444 hostages to embarrass Jimmy Carter and the United States and Ronald Reagan did nothing.

Sincerely,

Bill Zeise
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Whitewash by Bill Zeise

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)