Contrary to popular belief, Dick Cheney wasn't always the neoconservative who advocated we topple Saddam Hussein and bring democracy and freedom to Iraq. In fact, George H. W. Bush's Secretary of Defense is seen here in a 1994 interview and quoted in Military.com explaining why after the Gulf War Author: H. A. Goodman.
Arguably the most significant debate concerned whether U.S. and Coalition forces had left Iraq too soon. In an April 15, 1994 interview with C-SPAN, Cheney was asked if the U.S. and UN forces should have moved into Baghdad. Cheney replied that occupying and attempting to take over the country would have been a "bad idea" and would have led to a Children: Liz, Mary.
Cheney began by explaining in 1994 why he was against an invasion of Iraq at the end of the Gulf War: “Because if we’d gone to Baghdad we would have been all alone. There wouldn’t have been anybody else with us. There would have been a U.S. occupation of Iraq.
Aug 13, 2007 · Via Editor & Publisher, a video surfaces of Cheney warning at the American Enterprise Institute in 1994 of the consequences of a U.S. invasion of Iraq. A: .