The best eight word summary of the Iraq war plan

February 15th, 2007

The US National Security Archive (not an official body)

has just obtained the PowerPoint briefing on the Iraq war plan from 2002.

There’s lots of great stuff in this, but I was particularly struck by one sentence from the

second slide in the pack

Thinking “outside the box”, but “inside a compartment”

When they come to write the book on this war, that should be the title…