Wednesday, December 3, 2003

Army War College Report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Iraq invasion was "an unnecessary preventive war of
choice" that has robbed resources and attention from the more critical fight against al Qaeda in a
hopeless U.S. quest for absolute security, according to a study recently published by the U.S.
Army War College.

The Report (pdf)

The 56-page document written by Jeffrey Record, a veteran defense expert who serves as a visiting
research professor at the Strategic Studies Institute of the Army War College, represents a
blistering assessment of what President Bush calls the U.S. global war on