Tuesday, April 08, 2003

Long term plan?

The Christian Science Monitor has an article called Tracing the roots of America's war in Iraq. Much will be familiar, but we didn't know about this item:
Within days of the [September 11] attacks, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu crisscrossed official Washington with a broad plan to deal with terrorism: "There is no international terrorism without the support of sovereign states," he said, referring to a position paper drafted for him in 1996 by Mssers. Perle and Feith. The attacks, he said, present a historic opportunity for the US to dismantle the regimes that support terrorism, including those in Syria, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, and the leadership of the Palestinian territories.


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