Saturday, March 20, 2004

Obsessed with Iraq 

(via TalkLeft) On Sept. 12, 2001, Donald Rumsfeld advocated bombing Iraq, even though all evidence pointed to Al Qaeda in Afganistan. Why? According to former White House counterterrorism coordinator Richard Clarke:
Rumsfeld complained in the meeting that "there aren't any good targets in Afghanistan and there are lots of good targets in Iraq."
Were they the right targets? Irrelevant.
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