Former National Security Agency Director Lt. General William Odom dissected the strategic folly of the Iraq invasion and Bush Administration policies in a major policy speech- America’s Strategic Paralysis, at Brown University for the Watson Institute for International Studies. "The Iraq War may turn out to be the greatest strategic disaster in American history. In a mere 18 months we went from unprecedented levels of support after 9-11..to being one of the most hated countries…Turkey used to be one of strongest pro-US regimes, now we’re so unpopular, there’s a movie playing there- Metal Storm, about a war between US and Turkey. In addition to producing faulty intel and ties to Al Qaida, Bush made preposterous claim that toppling Saddam would open the way for liberal democracy in a very short time...SOURCE. Not real found of his internationalist views but he did come out and admit "our" governemt's use of terror and of course the hypocricy of those who use terrorism as a tool fighting a "war against terrorism." Then there's this... A variety of current and former high-level officials have recently warned that the Bush administration is attempting to instill a dictatorship in America, and will itself carry out a fake terrorist attack in order to obtain one. Full Article... Is there anyone out there who still believes "our government" would never resort to terrorism to get what it wants? Apologies for interupting all the normal leftie vs rightie fantasies for a minute.