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By James Moore
A news-breaking expos? of the Bush administration's rush to warfare, from the coauthor of the recent York occasions bestseller Bush's BrainIn this unique behind-the-scenes account, veteran journalist James Moore finds how the overthrow of Saddam Hussein used to be a key objective of the Bush management from the very beginning-and a severe portion of the president's reelection method. Drawing on high-level resources contained in the management and the army, Moore weaves jointly a multifaceted narrative that probes the political underpinnings of the administration's push for an Iraq battle, exposes efforts in the course of the conflict (and after) to govern perceptions of U.S. army luck, and contrasts all of it to the final word rate paid through squaddies duped into believing they have been struggling with for a simply reason, now not for political gain.Moore takes us inside of approach conferences on the White apartment and the Pentagon, revealing the political calculus in the back of serious army judgements. He examines the administration's unparalleled efforts to regulate an d withhold info, together with in-depth discussions with Joseph C. Wilson, husband of Valerie Plame, the CIA operative allegedly uncovered by means of Karl Rove. Moore additionally provides us an uncensored view of strive against in Iraq, reporting evaluations of a senior Air strength resource and troops at the flooring; he exhibits how the war's first American casualty really died, and divulges what relatively occurred to Jessica Lynch's unit.Finally, Moore uncovers what could be in shop if Bush wins reelection: using Iraq as a ahead base within the struggle opposed to terrorism, and the place the warfare may match subsequent. Publishing on the peak of the presidential election season subsequent spring, Bush's conflict for Reelection is bound to be some of the most referred to books of the yr.
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The coating had to be machined off before they were installed in any kind of uranium separator. Allbright had also spoken with scientists at Oak Ridge’s Lawrence Livermore Laboratories in California, who strongly disagreed with the White House’s analysis of the tubes, and they told Allbright they had been ordered by the Bush administration to keep quiet. 34 CAUGHT BY THE CHIL L “This is the problem with reporting on the intelligence community,” Judy Miller said. “You can only write what you know.
Unfortunately, the reporters did not include anyone in their story who disagreed with the White House’s version of reality. A “senior administration official” told them that it was a “minority view” among intelligence experts that Iraq had acquired the aluminum tubes to construct a multiple launch rocket system. Karl Rove, who has always insisted on being referred to as “a senior administration official,” and his White House Iraq Group were running so fast that the truth did not begin to get real traction until December, even though Miller and Gordon did write some lower profile pieces questioning the Bush administration’s claims on the tubes.
Still under attack from RPGs and small arms weaponry, Reid’s platoon crossed the two northern bridges over the canal. In the center of the road, 200 meters north, a track was burning. Reid’s own track #C-208 stopped between the bridge and the burning vehicle. The remaining vehicles in his platoon quickly parked in a combat position on either of the road. As Reid hastily jumped down, he saw dusty agricultural fields and drained swampland spread beyond the canal and the raised roadbed. Iraqis were directing machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades at his platoon from a few nearby buildings.
Bush's War For Reelection: Iraq, the White House, and the People by James Moore