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  • Ret Lt. Gen. M DeLong, rebuffs Sen. Kerry on Steve Malzburg, resoources were not diverted.

    09/26/2004 7:46:28 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 40 replies · 1,432+ views
    WABC-770AM New York | 09/26/04 | Perdogg
    Lt. Gen. Michael P. DeLong, USMC, has rebuffed Sen. Kerry, along with Ret. General Tommy Franks early this week, saying that resources were not diverted when Operation Iraqi Freedom began in March of 2003. He said it was his responsibility to watch Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa. Before the war began, as recounted by general Delong and General Franks, President Bush asked them if they were ready. He [DeLong] said yes. He also said that Iraqi WMD were moved into Syria before the war started. He said that President Bush was " Charge and Focused" on the job at...
  • U.S. asks Syria to stop militants: Official (US delegation met w & warned Assad personally)

    09/25/2004 7:42:07 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 44 replies · 963+ views
    CNN ^ | Sept. 25, 2004 | CNN
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A U.S. delegation directly confronted Syrian President Bashar Assad -- on the third anniversary of 9/11 -- with evidence that Syrians were aiding militants crossing the border to foment deadly violence in Iraq, a senior U.S. government official has told CNN. President Bush had warned Syria before about its failure to police its borders, but the meeting with Assad -- as opposed to lower-level Syrian officials -- sent a more dire message, according to CNN Military Intelligence Analyst Ken Robinson, quoting the official. Robinson said the official did not describe what kind of evidence the U.S. presented...