"We ain't a sharp species. We kill each other over arguments about what happens when you die, then fail to see the ******* irony in that." - Justin Halpern
2. Nonetheless the GWB administration believed the (mistaken) intelligence, as did most other governments.
3. The Iraqis considered it more important to make the Iranians believe they might have had WMD than to make us believe they didn't. We missed that, and that was the source of confusion.
"It's always reassuring to find you've made the right enemies." -- William J. Donovan