Skip to comments.Jed Babbin: Keep the Big Dog running
Posted on 04/25/2006 12:50:15 PM PDT by libstripper
WASHINGTON - Everyone is saying that Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfelds days are numbered, thanks in part to increasing calls by some former generals for Rumsfelds resignation.
But Rumsfeld was hired by George W. Bush to do precisely what he has done to the consternation of the generals who are now coming out to complain about him.
When President Bush brought Rumsfeld back to the Pentagon, the president told him to shake up the Pentagon, to transform it from the Cold War structure and culture that it was stuck in to a new force with strategies that could respond to the post-Cold War world.
(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...
Just in case you missed Rush's Rant
The Democratic Party: A culture of treason
Leaking At All Costs (a great read then and a better one now!)
Those are excellent.
In early 2000, Former Clinton CENTCOM commander, Anthony Zinni told Congress "Iraq remains the most significant near-term threat to U.S. interests in the Arabian Gulf region," adding,
"Iraq probably is continuing clandestine nuclear research, [and] retains stocks of chemical and biological munitions ...
Even if Baghdad reversed its course and surrendered all WMD capabilities, it retains scientific, technical, and industrial infrastructure to replace agents and munitions within weeks or months."
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