Texas Newspaper Cites DePauw Speech by Ambassador Bremer
October 13, 2004
October 13, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "It has not been a good time for proponents and defenders of the decision to invade Iraq, although the president and vice president still say they'd still do it even knowing what they know now," notes an editorial in today's Monitor of McAllen, Texas. "First, news drifted out that L. Paul Bremer, U.S. administrator for the occupation of Iraq until the handover of semi-sovereignty at the end of June, complained, initially in a speech at DePauw University, that we never had enough troops on the ground, 'at the beginning and throughout' the occupation. Although he says he still supports the decision to invade Iraq and supports President Bush's re-election, Bremer says he asked repeatedly for more troops to contain the violence."
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