“On September 12 [2001], the CIA said it was certain al-Qaeda in Afghanistan had launched the [9/11] attacks, but that very day [former CIA director and Defense Advisory Board member] James Woolsey told [journalist] James Fallows that ‘no matter who proved to be responsible for this attack, the solution had to include removing Saddam Hussein.’ “

 – Ian S. Lustick, Trapped in the War on Terror, Page 63