Dispatches from the Creation Wars

Telling Quote on the Explosives Story


The commander of the first unit into the area told CBS he did not search it for explosives or secure it from looters. “We were still in a fight,” he said. “our focus was killing bad guys.” He added he would have needed four times more troops to search and secure all the ammo dumps he came across.

Sounds a lot like what I’ve been saying for months, doesn’t it? Sounds a lot like what a whole bunch of generals, former generals and military analysts were saying before the war, doesn’t it? And just think, Rumsfeld only wanted to go in with 20% of the troops we DID go in with, which was still far less than what we should have gone in with.