Syria and Libya posed as next "threats to US security."

Bush admits no links between Saddam Hussein and 9/11
Doonesbury cartoon
"Doonesbury" cartoon from October 19, 2003, used without permission

Bremer signs orders transforming Iraq's economy and destroying Iraq's farming and business infrastructure

"I glance at the headlines just to kind of get a flavor for what's moving. I rarely read the stories, and get briefed by people who are probably read [sic] the news themselves." -- George W. Bush, September 21, 2003