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Former Colin Powell Chief of Staff: Bush didn?t want to get bin Laden

Former Colin Powell Chief of Staff Lawrence Wilkerson told MSNBC?s Ed Schultz Wednesday that President George W. Bush wasn?t interested in bringing Osama bin Laden to justice. ?I don?t think they really wanted to get bin Laden,? Wilkerson said. ?You could be very cynical and say he didn?t want to get him because once they got him the war was over and that left all the political advantage gone,? he added. ?Or you could say that they knew that it was almost an impossibility to get him given what they had done to the intelligence and other aspects of the government that you needed to get him. They just about ruined it.?

Posted by George Freund on May 12, 2011 at 12:21 PM 2705 Views