Top Leaderboard, Site wide
Shop the Truthdig Gift Guide 2014
December 17, 2014
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Get Truthdig's headlines in your inbox!


New York State Bans Fracking






Truthdig Bazaar
Factory Girls

Factory Girls

By Leslie T. Chang
$17.16

While America Aged

While America Aged

By Roger Lowenstein
$17.13

more items

 
Ear to the Ground

Quote of the Day

Email this item Email    Print this item Print    Share this item... Share

Posted on Sep 28, 2006

Reuters reports: Donald Rumsfeld, “asked about the N.I.E. report that concluded the Iraq war had spread Islamic radicalism, said intelligence could be faulty and sometimes ‘flat wrong.’ ”

  • Really!?!? How enlightening to hear that—three years after we went to war based on faulty and manipulated intelligence.


    Reuters:

    U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Thursday there was no way to measure if more Islamic extremists were being created than killed in American-led operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    Asked about a U.S. intelligence report that concluded the Iraq war had spread Islamic radicalism, Rumsfeld said intelligence could be faulty and sometimes “flat wrong.”

    Rumsfeld, who was speaking to reporters after a NATO meeting in Slovenia, would not comment on the details of the report, a portion of which was declassified by President George W. Bush.

    Link

    More Below the Ad

    Advertisement

    Square, Site wide

  • New and Improved Comments

    If you have trouble leaving a comment, review this help page. Still having problems? Let us know. If you find yourself moderated, take a moment to review our comment policy.

     
    Monsters of Our Own Creation? Get tickets for this Truthdig discussion of America's role in the Middle East.
    Right 1, Site wide - BlogAds Premium
     
    Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
    Right 2, Site wide - Blogads
     
    Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network
     
     
     

    A Progressive Journal of News and Opinion   Zuade Kaufman, Publisher   Robert Scheer, Editor-in-Chief
    © 2014 Truthdig, LLC. All rights reserved.

    Like Truthdig on Facebook