OPED30 Beyond Making the Case       

September 12th President Bush addressed the UN General Assembly   while the White House published A Decade of Deception and Defiance: Saddam Hussein's Defiance Of the United Nations, further steps in "making the case" against Saddam. This starts a process that ultimately will result in military action against Iraq to 'cleanse' it of Saddam. See the diagram below for the outline of a possible strategy for prosecuting this war, using military, electronic, intelligence, political, religious, financial, aid, and psychological warfare. Some points of explanation of the outline beyond what is on the figure below:

Following this outline, a war with Iraq should be of short to medium duration, and achieve its goal of regime change with minimum collateral damage.

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