Just in case you were in doubt, the BBC has a story detailing the assumptions made before the Iraq war. Apparently a group called the National Security Archive secured the plans via a Freedom of Information Act filing. According to their press release, "The U.S. Central Command's war plan for invading Iraq postulated in August 2002 that the U.S. would have only 5,000 troops left in Iraq as of December 2006".
Same guys who thought we'd be met by roses, eh?
on Thu Feb 15 12:07:14 2007
Trouble was, they didn't think the roses would be filled with C4...