By Joseph Curl
The Washington Times
July 25, 2007
In his most direct effort to date to connect al Qaeda to the Iraq war, President Bush yesterday cited declassified intelligence to tie terrorists operating in Iraq with September 11 mastermind Osama bin Laden, saying new evidence “clearly establishes this connection.”
Taking direct aim at Democrats who charge the president has exaggerated the al Qaeda presence in Iraq, Mr. Bush declared that the highest echelon of bin Laden’s terrorist organization has masterminded the foreign insurgency in Iraq, dispatching terrorists to the country to fight U.S. forces there.
We at Peace and Freedom were proud to take part in this speech and thought the president delivered one of the finer explanations of the terror threat. Please read the text of his remarks:
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