Quote of the day

Friday, October 13, 2006 at 03:43 PM

I don't say that the difficulties we are experiencing round the world are caused by our presence in Iraq, but undoubtedly our presence in Iraq exacerbates them.  I think history will show that the planning for what happened after the initial successful war fighting phase was poor, probably based more on optimism than sound planning.
General Sir Richard Dannatt, head of the British Army, in an interview with the British paper the Daily Mail.