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Spazito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 07:41 PM
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White House Ignores Critics, Voices Iraq Optimism
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. administration sought on Tuesday to project a unified, optimistic view of its plan to hand over power to an interim government in Iraq (news - web sites), even as President Bush (news - web sites) faced criticism over a strategy many find lacking in crucial details.

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His remarks, and a U.N. draft resolution backed by the United States and Britain, quickly came under fire from Democrats, European leaders and the American press barely a month before the June 30 deadline for transferring power to a caretaker Iraqi government.

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White House aides mounted a message-control effort on Tuesday with a series of interviews and administration background briefings on Iraq and likely U.S. relations with the emerging interim government.

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Susan Rice, an assistant secretary of state under former President Bill Clinton (news - web sites), said Bush's speech suggested his administration did not fully comprehend the security issue.

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Just Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 07:54 PM
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1. The "man" pretended he had a "vision". He had no "vision".
He was soul-less and purpose-less from the start,...a man with no meaning, no purpose,...other than to be "willed" by circumstance.

He is nothing.
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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-26-04 07:20 AM
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2. "But look, we know how to do this ..."

Whatever you say, dearie. :eyes:
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w4rma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-26-04 07:22 AM
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3. Insane. (nt)
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