Posted By Rod Kaufman
Bush listed each case from the aforementioned administrations tand stated each president chose not to retaliate with large-scale military offensives.
"The terrorists concluded that we lacked the courage and character to defend ourselves and so they attacked us."
The Times noted Bush did not mention his father's decision to end the first gulf war without sending coalition troops to topple Saddam.
The senior democrat on the homeland security committeee( Edward Markey statyed, " Significant terrorist attacks tracked by the state department had reached its highest level and that most had occurred in Iraq." He also noted, "there are nine times as many terrorists attacks in Iraq than last year, what kind of progress is that?"