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zimv20
Jul 20, 2003, 02:58 PM
from statements made by general moseley:

Air war commanders were required to obtain the approval of Defense Secretary Donald L. Rumsfeld if any planned airstrike was thought likely to result in deaths of more than 30 civilians. More than 50 such strikes were proposed, and all of them were approved.

link (http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/20/international/worldspecial/20MILI.html?pagewanted=print&position=)

other interesting stuff in there, too.

Maclarny
Jul 20, 2003, 05:57 PM
I'm sure that donny felt that a few dead iraqi civilians wouldn't be that bad.