- The Washington Times - Wednesday, March 8, 2006

From Washington Post editorial, “Facing up to Iraq,” Jan. 29, 2001:

Of all the booby traps left behind by the Clinton administration, none is more dangerous — or more urgent — than the situation in Iraq. Over the last year, Mr. Clinton and his team quietly avoided dealing with, or calling attention to, the almost complete unraveling of a decade’s efforts to isolate the regime of Saddam Hussein and prevent it from rebuilding its weapons of mass destruction. That leaves President Bush to confront a dismaying panorama in the Persian Gulf: intelligence photos that show the reconstruction of factories long suspected of producing chemical and biological weapons… [T]he option the Bush administration can least afford is Mr. Clinton’s inaction.


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