War & politics: Sept 11th, bin Laden, Middle East news, from my own perspective.
Guardian: Iraq and ruin
"There are also doubts among the American military about the wisdom of attacking Iraq. At a meeting with President Bush last month, General Tommy Franks laid out some of their concerns. These included:
These difficulties provide a context for the disclosure, last weekend, that President Bush has signed an order authorising the CIA and American special forces to use "lethal force" to capture or kill Saddam Hussein - in other words, to organise a coup.