WMDs were the secondary issue
You wish. "The main reason we went into Iraq was WMD" straight from the horse's (GW) mouth:
You'll have to change up your strategy a little bit after you view this one.
posted on 03/02/2010 7:53:05 PM PST
("I've done a few things in my life I'm not proud of, and the things I am proud of are disgusting.")
Yeah, I see that's your talking point. I don't have to change anything. Bush's emphasis on weapons that could be and were easily moved in the 18 month build-up to war was a mistake. De-emphasizing Saddam's documented terror-ties, included his connection to al Qaeda was a huge mistake. But I said this in my first post. You ignored that and pushed forward with your agenda. Because the facts of the Saddam/AQ connection are like poison to anti-war zealots like yourself.
But while we have you here, explain this away for everyone:
In addition, al Qaeda reached an understanding with the government of Iraq that al Qaeda would not work against that government and that on particular projects, specifically including weapons development, al Qaeda would work cooperatively with the Government of Iraq.
TEXT: US GRAND JURY INDICTMENT AGAINST USAMA BIN LADEN (November, 1998)
And there's more. Lots more. We'll take them one at a time.
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