1,945. 3/15/2001

The Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia sent a message to President Bush on March 15, 2001, which stated, regarding the enforcement of UN no-fly zones over Iraq: ” ‘This is costing us militarily, financially, but much more importantly politically,’ he said. ‘And it is not hurting Saddam Hussein.’ ”

 – Bob Woodward, State of Denial, Page 25

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