September 24, 2003

Dismal effort at United Nations
"President Bush, the folly of his administration's Iraq policy more in evidence by the day, is hardly in a position to lecture the United Nations. But lecture the U.N. General Assembly he did yesterday, and until the president concedes that the U.N. must be allowed to lead the stabilization and rebuilding of Iraq, the United States will continue to bear the burden, in manpower and dollars, of this punishing task." - - read more here.

U.S. Iraq policy: the day the roof caved in
"As top Bush administration officials come before Congress this week to justify the annual $80-plus billion being pumped into Iraq to try to contain a worsening insurgency, new questions have arisen about why the United States invaded that country in the first place. In the wake of remarkable statements by the president, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and National Security Advisor Condoleeza Rice that no evidence exists that Saddam Hussein was involved in the September 11th attacks, the last pillar holding up the administration’s justification for invading Iraq has crumbled." - - from the Independent Institute. Oh yeah, and about that imminent threat from WMDs....

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