631. 6/23/1993

Following an assassination attempt by Iraq on former President George H.W. Bush on June 23, 1993, Tony Lake (along with Secretary of Defense Les Aspin and Secretary of State Warren Christopher) said to Richard Clarke: “We’d like you to plan a retaliation mission against Iraq.”

 – Richard Clarke, Against All Enemies, Page 81

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