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Iraq is still a mess


Last updated 12/8/2006 at Noon

The Iraq war was supposed to be about WMDs. The longstanding joke in Washington was that “we knew he had weapons of mass destruction, because we still have the receipts.” But, the UN weapons inspectors told us before the invasion that there were no WMDs; the Bush Administration chose to ignore them. The State Department prepared detailed post-invasion plans to avoid the very situation we now face; the Bush Administration chose to ignore them. By hyping the faulty pre-war intelligence, the Bush Administration overcame the good sense of those who might have otherwise objected to a “pre-...

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