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Monday, April 07, 2003

Boston Phoenix: In the wings.
Just two weeks into the war, it’s almost universally recognized that US-led forces went into Iraq understaffed. Not only did Saddam Hussein’s regime fail to crumble the moment the Third Infantry Division crossed the Kuwaiti border, but the much-vaunted "Shock and Awe" bombing campaign failed to prompt Iraqi military officers to defect.
I never read a newspaper article that had so many inaccuracies in one paragraph!

1. Universally recognized by the ill informed press.
2. Would you accept crumbling a few days later?
3. "Shock and Awe" wasn't used. It wasn't needed.

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