Wolfowitz Admits Iraq War Planned Two Days After 9-11


| August 2003



While the hawks in the Bush administration attempt to justify the logic behind a pre-emptive strike against Iraq now that it's become clear the country's alleged weapons of mass destruction are nowhere to be found, the true reasons for going to war are finally coming to light.

In his State of the Union address in January, President Bush said intelligence reports from the CIA and the FBI indicated that Saddam Hussein "had the materials to produce as much as 500 tons of sarin, mustard, and VX nerve agent," which put the United States in imminent danger of possibly being attacked sometime in the future.