When I saw that the neoconservative response to 9/11 was to turn a war against stateless terrorism into military attacks on Muslim states, I realized that the Bush administration was committing a strategic blunder with open-ended disastrous consequences for the US that, in the end, would destroy Bush, the Republican Party, and the conservative movement.
—Paul Craig Roberts. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the Reagan administration. He was Associate Editor of the Wall Street Journal editorial page and Contributing Editor of National Review. http://www.counterpunch.org/roberts02062006.html
(The article itself is interesting but weak. The main sign of its weakness is its excessive length, padded out with matters remotely related, such as the speeds at which buildings collapse.)