No, the 1998 Iraq Bombing Campaign Isn’t a Model To Strike Iran

Defense One

Only 12% of the targets in Operation Desert Fox were related to Saddam Hussein’s WMD sites.

In an interview with the Family Research Council last week, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) described what U.S. military action against Iran’s nuclear-related facilities would entail:

The president is trying to make you think it would be 150,000 heavy mechanized troops on the ground in the Middle East again as we saw in Iraq and that’s simply not the case. It would be something more along the lines of what President Clinton did in December 1998 during Operation Desert Fox.

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