Tuesday, August 21, 2007

What is Bush's Iran Plan?

"... What we do know now is that the military has not signed off on an attack -- though there are huge force levels deployed in the Gulf that could support a short-term military assault. But if the Pentagon had been ordered to position itself for a date-certain attack, we'd be hearing more than we are. Defense Secretary Bob Gates would be positioning himself differently than he is. We'd see generals who were disgusted with the way that Bush and Cheney have overextended the military begin to speak out, and even to resign. That has not happened..."
Read more from Steve Clemons here, and Dan Fromkin's Wapo essay here

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