Scowcroft warns of Armageddon

What is it with Republicans and the end times? We had the scary apocalypsm of Reagan’s kitchen cabinet and now some evangelicals have bred a red heifer in Israel (wonder if it’s anywhere near Megiddo’s hill?) to immanentize the eschaton and bring on the last battle.
Here a bona fide Republican breaks ranks to warn Bushagainst going to this brink:.

One of the Republican party’s most respected foreign policy gurus yesterday appealed for President Bush to halt his plans to invade Iraq, warning of “an Armageddon in the Middle East”.