The Passionate Attachment

America's entanglement with Israel

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate who persuaded Bush to invade Iraq

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From a Voice of America review of George W. Bush’s book Decision Points:

Another person who had a deep impact on his war decision was holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Elie Wiesel.

“There was passion in his 74-year-old eyes when he compared Saddam Hussein’s brutality to the Nazi genocide,” the former president remembered.

“Mr. President,” Wiesel said, “You have a moral obligation to act against evil,” Bush wrote.

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Written by Maidhc Ó Cathail

February 9, 2012 at 8:55 am

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