Thursday, August 04, 2005

VP Bush not Toeing the Cheney Line - Iraq insurgency in 'last throes,' Cheney says - May 31, 2005


"I think we may well have some kind of presence there over a period of time,' Cheney said. 'The level of activity that we see today from a military standpoint, I think, will clearly decline. I think they're in the last throes, if you will, of the insurgency."

Yahoo News: Bush: U.S. to Stay in Iraq Despite Deaths


"We still have deaths. We still have suicide car bombs," he said. "But the numbers we see indicate (the insurgents) can't generate the same tempo, and I think that's because we've had some degree of effect in interdicting these forces."

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