3,417. 2/28/2002

“On Thursday, February 28 [2002], [Central Command leader General Tommy] Franks arrived at [Secretary of Defense Donald] Rumsfeld’s office at the Pentagon bearing two Manhattan-telephone-book-sized Top Secret binders of nearly 4,000 possible targets in Iraq…Identifying targets for a US air campaign was a leap forward from the abstract war planning of the past few months.”

 – Bob Woodward, Plan of Attack, Pages 109-110

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