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DeepModem Mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-16-04 04:59 AM
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2. Franks's "obscenities" and Cheney as "hawkish" and"decisive"
"The book says Gen. Tommy Franks, who was in charge of the Afghan war as head of Central Command, uttered a string of obscenities when the Pentagon told him to come up with an Iraq war plan in the midst of fighting another conflict.

Woodward, a Washington Post journalist who wrote an earlier book on Bush's anti-terrorism campaign and broke the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein, says Cheney's well-known hawkish attitudes on Iraq were frequently decisive in Bush's decision-making."

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