telligencc reported the Iraqi buildup onrnthe border with Kuwait, the Bush administrationrndiscounted it. Without a coherentrnresponse to the invasion, the administrationrnwas simultaneously pulled inrnseveral directions. Secretary of DefensernCheney wanted to expel the Iraqis fromrnKuwait as soon as possible, while GeneralrnColin Powell had been reluctant tornsend even deterrent forces. The StaternDepartment . . .
January 1975April 21, 2022By The Archive
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