Now what does this say about the gullible American media, the American military, and all those funny 'briefings' we all are subjected to:
Tom Friedman, the Pulitzer-prize-winning New York Times columnist, recently engaged with the coalition's top ground commander in Iraq. Unimpressed, Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez fired back during a 50-minute news conference in Baghdad.
Friedman: Tom Friedman from the New York Times. You arrested a lot of people in the last few roundups, over the past few weeks. What can you tell us? What have you learned from your interrogations?
Sanchez: I just told you sir, that they ...
Friedman: No, you didn't tell me anything.
Sanchez: I told you that they were involved in anti-coalition activities.
Friedman: Is that such a hard question? I mean ...
Sanchez: Wait a minute. You don't need to get aggressive here, sir. OK? Before, I've stated multiple times what the threat is against the coalition forces." Washington Times - 15 August 2003