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Former Sec. of State Lawrence Eagleburger: Bush Should Be Impeached If He Invades Syria or Iran
April 14, 2003

Yesterday, Lawrence Eagleburger, who was US Secretary of State under George Bush Sr., told the BBC:

"If George Bush [Jr.] decided he was going to turn the troops loose on Syria and Iran after that he would last in office for about 15 minutes. In fact if President Bush were to try that now even I would think that he ought to be impeached. You can't get away with that sort of thing in this democracy."

The above quote is taken from a report on BBC television, but has so far not appeared on their Website. The quote is mentioned near the bottom of an article in today's Independent. It is also referenced in today's Mirror and Pakistan Tribune.

The audio of this interview is available from Information Clearing House. The important quote is about 15 minutes into the interview. has a longer version of the quote transcribed from the interview.

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