Friday, August 22, 2003

Times' Columnist Herbert: A Price Too High

By Bob Herbert
The New York Times

Thursday 21 August 2003

  How long is it going to take for us to recognize that the war we so foolishly started in Iraq is a fiasco — tragic, deeply dehumanizing and ultimately unwinnable? How much time and how much money and how many wasted lives is it going to take?

  At the United Nations yesterday, grieving diplomats spoke bitterly, but not for attribution, about the U.S.-led invasion and occupation. They said it has not only resulted in the violent deaths of close and highly respected colleagues, but has also galvanized the most radical elements of Islam. For the rest of Herbert's column, see The New York Times

Thursday, August 21, 2003

Fascinating Reading: Compilation of Bush Administration Statements on WMD

For anyone who would like to discover for themselves who in the Bush Administration said what about Iraq and weapons of mass destruction in the run-up to the war, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has compiled the ultimate list of WMD statements by senior Administration officials, covering the period from August 2002 to July 2003. To view the report, see Carnegie Endowment for International Peace