Perle regrets Iraq occupation

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Perle regrets Iraq occupation
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"Richard Perle, until recently a powerful adviser to U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, described U.S. policy in post-war Iraq as a failure. 'I would be the first to acknowledge we allowed the liberation (of Iraq) to subside into an occupation. And I think that was a grave error, and in some ways a continuing error,' said Perle, former chair of the influential Defence Policy Board, which advises the Pentagon... Perle said the biggest mistake in post-war policy 'was the failure to turn Iraq back to the Iraqis more or less immediately.'"

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