Retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark (left) and former U.S. attorney general John Ashcroft appeared on consecutive nights at Emory, and both delivered lectures on U.S. foreign policy—not surprisingly, from opposing ends of the political spectrum. Speaking in Glenn Auditorium on April 10, Clark ripped into the current administration’s war in Iraq, saying the United States must return to its past values and rebuild alliances abroad, while the next night in the P.E. Center, Ashcroft praised President George W. Bush’s anti-terrorism policies, saying America must not only prosecute but prevent future 9/11s.
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Clark, Ashcroft deliver left-right combination
Right and left, progressive and conservative. On consecutive evenings last week, Emory brought in speakers from both sides of the political spectrum: retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark and former U.S. attorney general John Ashcroft.
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