5,319. 8/19/2003

Following the attack on U.N. headquarters in Baghdad on August 19, 2003: ” ‘Our theme should be that the Iraqis should not allow foreign fighters to come into Iraq,’ the president [Bush] said. ‘We need to play on a sense of nationalism that will motivate Iraqis to cooperate with us to exclude the foreigners.’ ”

 – Bob Woodward, State of Denial, Page 247

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