PERVEZ MUSHARRAF HAS MANAGED MUCH MORE CANDOR ABOUT IRAQ than anyone in the White House.
Check out this interview with Paula Zahn posted by John Aravosis.
The whole thing is worth reading, but here is just the first bit that says most of it:
ZAHN: Is the world a safer place because of the war in Iraq?
MUSHARRAF: No. It’s more dangerous. It’s not safer, certainly not.
ZAHN: How so?
MUSHARRAF: Well, because it has aroused actions of the Muslims more. It’s aroused certain sentiments of the Muslim world, and then the responses, the latest phenomena of explosives, more frequent for bombs and suicide bombings. This phenomenon is extremely dangerous.
— Steve Clemons