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"I sent American troops to Iraq to make its people free, not to make them American."
GEORGE W. BUSH, U.S. President, during an address in which he outlined a five-point plan for Iraq's transition to democracy

"In the lead-up to the Iraq War and its later conduct, I saw, at a minimum, true dereliction, negligence and irresponsibility, at worse, lying, incompetence and corruption."
RET. GENERAL ANTHONY ZINNI, former head of U.S. Central Command, in his new book, Battle Ready

"I went there to take part in a celebration of...

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