Clark: Bush Administration Took Nation on 'Path to Nowhere'

April 1, 2006 - Posted at 1:06 p.m. CST

WASHINGTON (AP) _ A former Democratic presidential candidate is

slamming President Bush's national security policies, saying

they're marked by failure, ``hyped intelligence'' and ``macho


In his party's weekly radio address, retired Army General Wesley

Clark says the Bush administration needs a new plan to win the war

on terror. He say the current plan has been steering the country on

a ``path to nowhere.''

Clark coupled his criticism of administration policies with a

call for support of the Democratic national security plan, which

seeks better equipment for the military and improved screening of

containers and inbound cargo.

Clark was a candidate for the Democratic nomination in 2004, and

is being touted as a possible contender again in 2008.

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