Why Are We In Iraq? (And Liberia? And Afghanistan?):
"The administration, purposefully or not, routinely conflates terrorism and the nuclear threat from rogue nations. "
Word of the day - "conflates" - To bring together; meld or fuse. To combine (two variant texts, for example) into one whole
And while you're learning this new word (a new word for me, anyway!), you might wish to read the article, which is well written and thought provoking.