- s unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice
- Kenneth Baer in San Francisco Chronicle
We went in and we broke it,Baer said. "We have a moral obligation to leave in an orderly fashion and not create more chaos, death and destruction, and I think there's also a very cold-eyed realist strategic argument that you don't want to...
- George Packer in International Herald Tribune
Iraq has turned conservatives and liberals alike,Packer wrote, "into cold-eyed believers in a foreign policy that narrowly calculates national interest without much concern for what goes on inside other countries."