1,341. 9/16/1998

In a hearing before the House National Security Committee on September 16, 1998, former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Paul Wolfowitz said it was “a mistake to leave Saddam Hussein in power in 1991 and that ‘the best opportunity to deal with Saddam Hussein was in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. victory [in Operation Desert Storm]…’ ”

 – Stefan Halper and Jonathan Clarke, America Alone, Page 102

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