Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib - Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Seymour Hersh
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Epilogue Summary

Top Administration officials worked as a team to do 'damage control' over Abu Ghraib, including Cheney and Rumsfeld. However, much about the Bush presidency will never be known. For instance, how did a small group of conservatives (convinced that an Iraq war was the solution to international terrorism) manage to direct government policies and change long-standing priorities to get their way? The Administration used misleading intelligence to link Iraq with Al Qaeda to make the war happen. Democrats did not raise much of a challenge when Congress signed the Intelligence Committee Report which was not critical of the White House but, rather, of the C.I.A. As of 2004, Iraqi insurgents have gained strength and continue to strike at will, causing continued instability. The Bush Administration continues to refuse to negotiate with neighboring Syria and Iran to assist with the insurgent situation. In...

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