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February 10, 2006
Other Ironic Lessons Of Iraq
Richard Perle, a key architect of the U.S.-led war against Iraq, said on Saturday the West should not make the mistake of waiting too long to use military force if Iran comes close to getting an atomic weapon.
"If you want to try to wait until the very last minute, you'd better be very confident of your intelligence because if you're not, you won't know when the last minute is," Perle told Reuters on the sidelines of an annual security conference in Munich.
"And so, ironically, one of the lessons of the inadequate intelligence of Iraq is you'd better be careful how long you choose to wait."
As Perle says, that's just ONE of the lessons of Iraq. Here are some others, all of which are also ironic:
1. We did little planning for the aftermath of military action in Iraq; ironically, we must therefore invade Iran after doing none whatsoever
2. We didn't invade Iraq with enough soldiers; ironically, we must therefore invade Iran with an expeditionary force of 12 men
3. Richard Perle only made millions in war profiteering on Iraq; ironically, we must therefore invade Iran and allow him to literally enslave every IranianPosted at February 10, 2006 06:13 AM | TrackBack