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The incompetence of Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld knows no bounds.

But I guess that's not news either.
 

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...but when it comes straight from the mouth of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, it's pretty damning.

Top Marine: No Plan For Post-Saddam Iraq



http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/11/13/national/main2177031.shtml
Marine General Anthony Zinni was openly critical of the whole venture before we went in. He knew it was coming and spoke out about it in 2002, but was mostly ignored by the media and heavily criticized by a certain faction.

http://www.usmc.mil/genbios2.nsf/0/65AB0DA17487377285256A40007188D3?opendocument

I really think there was no plan for getting out of Iraq because the guys who cooked this up had no intent to get out.

They certainly put in place the planning for the Green Zone and the largest and most costly embassy compound in U.S. history. They also put in place the planning for a number of massive and permanent military bases in Iraq.

So, there was actually some planning that was done, but it was all oriented toward staying on, not leaving.
 
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