U.S. Strategy in Iraq

Retired Lieutenant General Sanchez, who had led U.S. forces in Iraq for a year after the 2003 invasion, spoke about the implementation of… read more

Retired Lieutenant General Sanchez, who had led U.S. forces in Iraq for a year after the 2003 invasion, spoke about the implementation of military strategy in Iraq. He was highly critical of the Bush administration planning and conduct of military operations, saying that the war plan was “catastrophically flawed,” and criticized the National Security Council and State Department for their part in Iraq policy. He also criticized the current troop increase in Iraq, describing it as “a desperate attempt by the administration that has not accepted the political and economic realities of this war.” Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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201475-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 12, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 18, 2007

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  • Oct 12, 2007 | 10:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 13, 2007 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Oct 15, 2007 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 18, 2007 | 2:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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