The Road U.S. Traveled to Baghdad Paved by ‘Scoop’ Jackson–The Hawks’ Hawk by Roger Morris in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer is a real eye opener, which describes the historic origins of the current U.S. interventionist policy in the Cold War ideology of U.S. Senator Henry “Scoop” Jackson. It also details his rise to power in the 1930s from Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney to the august halls of Congress and the Presidential campaign trail. For those of you who seek to understand Richard Perle’s weird & chilling political & ideological journey, this is a must read.