"Spending $80 billion and putting half the US Army in Iraq has provided a supercharger to al-Qaeda recruiters."
-- General Wesley Clark, Sept. 11, 2003

Taliban resurgent
"Embedded" coverage exposed as Pentagon manipulation

Clarke confirms Saudi terror suspects allowed to leave after 9/11

Administration mounts PR campaign to "sell" the Iraqi war to the American people

$87 billion request for Iraq
Colin Powell confirms that 140 Saudis, including bin Laden family members and terror suspects, were allowed to leave the US after 9/11 without being questioned or challenged