Clinton lied, Americans died

Thomas Lifson
The tenth anniversary of the Iraq War offers a chance to review the actual historical record leading up to that conflict. Any honest examination will reveal that the continuity between the Clinton and Bush presidencies when it comes to Iraqi weapons of mass destruction. From the Wall Street Journal: It was 1998, and Iraq and the U.S. were edging toward war. The Iraqi dictator, President Clinton warned that February, "threatens the safety of his people, the stability of his region, and the security of all the rest of us. Some day, some way, I guarantee you, he'll use the arsenal." In October, the Iraq Liberation Act, which made regime change in Iraq official U.S. policy, passed 360-38 in the House and by unanimous consent in the Senate. In December, Mr. Clinton ordered Operation Desert Fox, a four-day bombardment of Iraq with the declared purpose of degrading Saddam's WMD capability. "Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is...(Read Full Post)

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