Dick Cheney ’94 – ‘Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire’

The other thing was casualties. Everyone was impressed with the fact that we were able to do our job with as few casualties that we had. But for the 146 Americans that were killed in action and for the families it wasn’t a cheap war. And the question for the president in terms of whether or not we went on to Baghdad and took additional casualties in an effort to get Saddam Hussein was how many additional dead Americans was Saddam worth and in our judgment it was not very many and I think we got it right.

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