So you wanna compare Iraq to WWII?

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Along with anyone who has more than a passing knowledge of American history, CIA vet Larry Johnson has a number of disagreements with Bush's Iraq/WWII analogy.

Unlike others, however, Johnson takes the bait and runs with it:


"So, if World War II is the benchmark for our current effort than why have Bush and Rumsfeld botched things so badly? Consider these facts:"
"The United States and its allies in WWII defeated the Third Reich, Italy, and Japan in 1364 days... How goes it in the war on terror? For starters it is taking a lot longer. One thousand four hundred and forty nine days (1449) have elapsed since the attacks on 9-11 (today’s date, 31 August 2005). Why is it that our grandparents managed to defeat two major Armies in three combat theatres, but we still cannot find and finish Bin Laden?"
(No Quarter)

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