Gates: Iraq Failure Would Be ‘Calamity’

Robert Gates assumed the helm at the Pentagon on Monday, warning in his first public remarks as defense secretary that failure in Iraq would be a “calamity” that would haunt the United States for years.
The former CIA chief pledged to give President Bush his honest advice on the costly and unpopular war, and said he would go to Iraq soon…

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  1. Jeanie

    War is never popular, but the most unpopular war will be when the battlefield is on U.S Cities.

    And that is a haunting thought!

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