American government and private individuals and organizations of prominence should be task-forced to work out arrangements with all the offerers, including those like Cuba and Venezuela and Iran normally hostile toward the U.S.The entire article is worth the read; it can be found at:
If some are false, they will be embarrassed and revealed, and meanwhile the sincere majority will be encouraged perhaps to be even more forthcoming now and in the future elsewhere. An “international zone” might even be created, with facilities and communications, to facilitate other nations and international organization’s help.
under the September 5 heading Luck Beckons the Bush Administration.
I would add additional reasons for accepting all offers but as my arguments include unkind remarks about the US Department of State, I will let things stand with Bruce's observations; this in deference to the tragedy still unfolding in Louisiana.