Arab ally snubs Bush amid ‘unprecedented hatred’ for US. The Arab world sees us as giving a free pass to Israel, now the world looks at Iraq and sees a similar situation.
The Pentagon deleted from a public transcript a statement Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld made to author Bob Woodward suggesting that the administration gave Saudi Arabia a two-month heads-up that President Bush had decided to invade Iraq.
Iraq’s chances of seeing democracy succeed, according to the memo’s author?a U.S. government official detailed to the CPA, who wrote this summation of observations he’d made in the field for a senior CPA director?have been severely imperiled by a year’s worth of serious errors on the part of the Pentagon and the CPA, the U.S.-led multinational agency administering Iraq. Far from facilitating democracy and security, the memo’s author fears, U.S. efforts have created an environment rife with corruption and sectarianism likely to result in civil war.
The pentagon needs at least another 5 billion for the next 5 months in Iraq. However, bush won’t submit a new budget until after elections. Good one.
More about President Bush in July of 2002 diverting $700 million into Iraq invasion planning without informing Congress. (Thats a no-no)
“Why shouldn’t we ask all of our citizens to bear some responsibility and pay some price?” Hagel said, arguing that restoring compulsory military service would force “our citizens to understand the intensity and depth of challenges we face.” Maybe because people didn’t want this in the first place? Everyone loves drafts!
Bush Campaign Has Raised $184 Million. Who has 2k to spend on dinner? Uhg.
The latest polls show gains for Bush. Unbelievable.