5,134. 6/4/2003

According to an article in The Guardian on June 4, 2003, Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz said, at an Asian security summit in Singapore: ” ‘The most important difference between North Korea and Iraq is that economically, we just had no choice in Iraq. The country swims in a sea of oil.’ ”

 – Stefan Halper and Jonathan Clarke, America Alone, Page 155

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