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Commentary Week in Review: North Korea's Nuclear Test Threat

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006

George W. Bush and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could be the same person. They just look different. A South Korean will head the United Nations. Turkey is meddling in Kirkuk. The tide of history is turning in Latin America. Cheney is actually a reincarnation of LBJ, and there's more to the flap between Georgia and Russia than meets the eye.

Indeed, many wild things were asserted in the world's English-language op-ed pages this week. But far more outrageous claims could have been made. No, wait, they were: North Korea said it's going to detonate a nuke. ...

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