If anyone needed any more proof that pre-emptive strikes are not the answer and President Bush's policy is insane, he need look no further than this BBC article ["Japan threatens force against N Korea"]. So Israel can attack anyone it wants. Now, Japan will attack North Korea. How about everyone attack everyone else, and we can just turn the planet into an ash tray. What ever happened to diplomacy? Oh yeah, Henry Kissinger screwed that up too.