1,087. 1/26/1998

“Released in January [26] 1998, the PNAC [Project for the New American Century, a neoconservative think tank] letter to [President Bill] Clinton called for the removal of Saddam Hussein and his entire regime from power. Arguing that diplomacy had failed, the letter called for military engagement and focused on the threat Hussein posed to ‘a significant portion of the world’s supply of oil.’ Among the signatories were [former Secretary of Defense Donald] Rumsfeld [and former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Paul] Wolfowitz…”

 – Antonia Juhasz, The Tyranny of Oil, Page 339

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