Tuesday, April 27, 2004
"Leave no dot unconnected."
The New York Times has a stunning (and I mean that in the best possible way) article about the Pentagon group (actually, two people) who reviewed CIA evidence for ties between terrorist organizations and various sponsor states. This group was responsible for concluding that, despite CIA opinions to the contrary, Iraq and Al-Qaeda had ties and could be a.) collaborating on terrorist activities, and b.) Iraq could be providing Al-Qaeda with WMDs.
Here's a quote from Douglas Feith:
"One question was: Was Iraq involved in 9/11? We found no hard link. What about Iraq-Al Qaeda links in general? Well, there were some, but that wasn't the essence of the Saddam Hussein threat. The danger of Saddam's providing W.M.D. to Al Qaeda or another terrorist group there you had a real problem, because his record on W.M.D. was indisputable [Riiiight, keep drinking that Kool-Aid - ed]."
Addendum: speaking of Kool-Aid, Tony Blair's gonna need a triple-dose after this:
'Left-wing Labour MPs who backed the former diplomats predicted last night that Mr Blair would step down before the general election. Jeremy Corbyn, a member of the Campaign Group, said: "I think Blair is ready to go. He looks increasingly out of sorts. It is past the time when Blair should recognise foreign policy should not be decided in the West Wing."'
Andrew 9:55 PM : |
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