“In a [March 1] 1994 review of Crusade, Rick Atkinson’s book on the conflict [Operation Desert Storm], [former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Paul] Wolfowitz argued: ‘With hindsight, it does seem like a mistake to have announced, even before the war was over, that we would not go to Baghdad [Iraq], or to give Saddam the reassurance of the dignified cease-fire ceremony at Safwan.’ ”

 – Todd S. Purdum and The New York Times Staff, A Time of Our Choosing, Page 15