Ford on Whether He Would
Have Ordered the Iraq War

December 27, 2006

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On July 28, 2004, former president Gerald R. Ford sat down for an embargoed interview with The Washington Post's Bob Woodward. The interview was conducted at Ford's Beaver Creek, Colo., house; the former president agreed that his comments could be published any time after his death.

Ford says that, based on the fact as he understands them, he does not think that he would have ordered the Iraq war if he had been president.


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