Not a word about this in corporate owned mainstream media but Senator Gravel made some very important points

Lesson 4: The World is Not Divided between Good vs. Evil.

We should never negotiate with terrorists and we must hunt down Bin Laden and anyone else who attacks us. But we should not arbitrarily label governments ‘evil’ or ‘terrorist regimes’ and then wage covert or overt war against them. Look at the effects of Bush’s belligerence toward the so-called Axis of Evil. In Iraq, we could have avoided 3700 American dead and the deaths of tens of thousands of innocents if we respected international law and allowed the UN weapons inspections to continue. By spurning direct talks with North Korea and threatening them, Bush forced Kim Jong-ill to create and test a plutonium bomb.

Read his article at Huffington Post