Daily Archives: October 10, 2004

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Bush Recasts Rationale For War After Report

[ From the article: In the wake of the report, President Bush has reframed the way he characterizes his rationale for the launching the war. A review of his public statements before the war and this week shows how broadly his public argument has shifted, away from warnings that Hussein actually possessed horrible weapons in favor of talking almost exclusively about the dictator’s intent. –BL ] 10 October 2004 | Washington Post [Page A32] by Glenn Kessler In announcing 19 months ago that the United States was poised to invade Iraq, President Bush told the nation: “Intelligence gathered by this and […]