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General Zinni Bashing Bush Iraqi policy on NIGHTLINE
NIGHTLINE | 09/25/03 | NIGHTLINE

Posted on 09/25/2003 8:56:28 PM PDT by Destro

General Zinni Bashing Bush Iraqi policy on NIGHTLINE


TOPICS: Announcements; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iraq; saddamhandmaidens; zinni

1 posted on 09/25/2003 8:56:29 PM PDT by Destro
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To: Destro
Bashing Bush admin policy it seems not the President directly.
2 posted on 09/25/2003 8:57:44 PM PDT by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorisim by visiting www.johnathangaltfilms.com)
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To: Destro
I can't believe what I am seeing and hearing.
3 posted on 09/25/2003 8:58:31 PM PDT by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorisim by visiting www.johnathangaltfilms.com)
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To: Destro
Zinni came out against the war before it began.
4 posted on 09/25/2003 8:59:25 PM PDT by Sparta ("General" Wesley Strangelove "Let me start World War III, vote for me as president.")
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To: Destro
What is he saying???
5 posted on 09/25/2003 9:02:09 PM PDT by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: Destro
Is this the General Zinni with the mini?
6 posted on 09/25/2003 9:04:22 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham
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To: Mo1
Undoubtedly the Same Stuff he's been saying for over a year. Nothing new here...
7 posted on 09/25/2003 9:04:31 PM PDT by Leroy S. Mort (Never attribute to malice what can satisfactorily be explained by stupidity.)
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To: Destro
Ninny Zinni is at it again! I am
so glad this guy is no longer W's
Middle East envoy. Sorry he was.
8 posted on 09/25/2003 9:05:06 PM PDT by txrangerette
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To: Destro
He's an Arabist.

"...we need to quit making enemies we don't need to make enemies out of. And we need to fix those relationships. There's a deep chasm growing between that part of the world and our part of the world. And it's strange, about a month after 9/11, they were sympathetic and compassionate toward us. How did it happen over the last year? And we need to look at that -- that is a higher priority." Zinni, 2002.

Feel the love!

9 posted on 09/25/2003 9:05:20 PM PDT by browardchad
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To: Leroy S. Mort
"Worst of all, Zinni said, a war against Iraq would antagonize America's friends in the Middle East.

``We need to quit making enemies that we don't need to make enemies out of,'' he said.
"

We have friends in the middle east other than Israel?
10 posted on 09/25/2003 9:06:34 PM PDT by Pikamax
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To: Destro
Question: Why did Powell bring this guy into the State Department to act as a Middle East envoy? He is another CINC that acted as a proconsul and had delusions of grandeur. These guys need to be taken down a peg.
11 posted on 09/25/2003 9:10:20 PM PDT by kabar
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To: browardchad
about a month after 9/11, they were sympathetic and compassionate toward us.

Is Zinni talking about that period in time, post 9/11, when the Palis were passing out candy and shooting off their guns in celebration after they heard about had happened to the WTC towers?

12 posted on 09/25/2003 9:11:23 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: vbmoneyspender
Is Zinni talking about that period in time, post 9/11, when the Palis were passing out candy and shooting off their guns in celebration after they heard about had happened to the WTC towers?

Probably. I can think of a lot of adjectives for "that part of the world," but "sympathetic" and "compassionate" aren't on the list.

13 posted on 09/25/2003 9:40:30 PM PDT by browardchad
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To: kabar
Zinnie is a new age fluff-ball:

http://www.strategypage.com/dls/articles/20030228.asp

Try to find ANY substance in this sh*t

14 posted on 09/25/2003 10:02:33 PM PDT by Soliton (Alone with everyone else.)
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To: Destro
I think it is no mystery. Zinni was probably expecting a big cushy important job somewhere and didn't get what he wanted. Now he could go on with his life and do something productive, where he would get no attention and maybe do some good for the world, or he could be a complete crybaby prick and badmouth the President, ensuring he would get the attention he so dearly craves. Remember, these people are lifelong bureaucrats, used to fawning attention from their subordinates. Once this is taken away, they find a new place to get their attention fix. It's so simple.
15 posted on 09/25/2003 10:05:36 PM PDT by GeorgeWBiscuit
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To: kabar
This is particularly good advice from Zinni. I hope he's not too specific.

"Coordinate everything with everybody. Establish coordination mechanisms that include political, military, nongovernmental organizations, and the interested parties."

16 posted on 09/25/2003 10:06:36 PM PDT by Soliton (Alone with everyone else.)
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To: Soliton
HUH!
17 posted on 09/25/2003 10:10:20 PM PDT by MEG33
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To: Destro
For all of those who defended Zinni when he was slobbering over Arafat------I told ya so then and you didn't believe me...He and Wes are a disgrace
18 posted on 09/25/2003 11:40:03 PM PDT by jnarcus
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To: Destro
Who let him out of the Phantom Zone? This looks like a job for...
19 posted on 09/25/2003 11:40:39 PM PDT by HitmanLV (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered. My life is my own.)
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To: Soliton
Wasn't he a dialogue consultant on "The Matrix..Reloaded"?
20 posted on 09/26/2003 6:44:33 AM PDT by steve8714
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To: HitmanNY
That's Zod.
21 posted on 09/26/2003 6:45:22 AM PDT by steve8714
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To: jnarcus
"USMC" proves his courage. "General" limits his vision.
"Retired" opens his mouth.
22 posted on 09/26/2003 6:46:57 AM PDT by steve8714
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To: steve8714
Ted Koppel (Nightline) does every program on the war as Negative. THEY HATE US & WE'RE LOSING... YEEEEESSSSS! He knew Gen. Zini's views, that's why he had him on. He invites only guests who will trash Bush. A couple of weeks ago he had a sad segment on Bush's economy. Guess who his expert economist guest was.....drums are rolling...... PAUL KRUGMAN, chief Bush-Hater leftest from the NYT. DUH! I rest my case on Koppel & Nightline.
23 posted on 09/26/2003 8:57:42 AM PDT by nightowl
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To: browardchad
General Mini is the type of military man who would have never made it past Private during WWII. Good thing he and Weasley are retired. We need more Patton's and less McClellan's.
24 posted on 09/26/2003 10:21:37 AM PDT by ohioman
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To: ohioman
No...he only earned his bars in Vietnam. The reason Bush hired him was for his views. He had the balls to tell him what he thought then, and he still does. Last time I checked the USMC doesn't pass out 4 stars. He is a major voice for how the USMC does/and will continue to do business in the Middle East and he is responsible for the doctrine that establishied how we conducted business/approaches post war in Iraq vice how the army does.
25 posted on 09/26/2003 10:55:21 AM PDT by flyer182
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To: Pikamax
We have friends in the middle east other than Israel?

Definitely not, and I wouldn't count Israel either.

26 posted on 09/26/2003 7:42:02 PM PDT by findingtruth
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To: Destro
Another Klintoon General twit.
28 posted on 09/28/2003 1:12:16 AM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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