US relied on 'drunken liar' to justify war !
'Crazy' Iraqi spy was full of misinformation, says report!
"We didn't lie. We were all fooled by this drunken bum!" "The President was fooled by this drunken bum! "The Vice President was fooled by this drunken bum! "The guy looking at photos of balloon inflators and claiming they were mobile biological laboratories was fooled by this drunken bum! "The CIA was fooled by this drunken bum! "The FBI was fooled by this drunken bum! "The entire United States Congress was fooled by this drunken bum! "ABC NBC CBS CNN FOX was fooled by this drunken bum!”"Newspapers were fooled by this drunken bum! "The weapons inspection teams who scoured Iraq over and over and over and over without finding anything were fooled by this drunken bum! "Yessirrebob we were all fooled by this drunken bum. It's all his fault. Honest. Really. None of us did anything wrong."http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,1451138,00.html?gusrc=rss
The latest "intelligence-failure" report to land on President Bush's desk raises serious questions about his policy of preemptive action against potential foes.http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-intel03.html
How can he order such strikes if he doesn't have solid information?
We don't need a 14-month inquiry producing 601 pages at a cost of $10 million to tell us the data on arms in Iraq was flawed. We know that. When we got over there, we didn't find any.http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/03/opinion/04dowd.html
This is the fourth exhaustive investigation that has not answered the basic question: How did the White House and Pentagon spin the information and why has no one gotten in trouble for it? If your kid lied and hid stuff from you to do something he thought would be great, then wouldn't admit it and blamed someone else, he'd be punished - even if his adventure worked out all right for him.
U.S. Ignored Work of U.N. Arms Inspectorshttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A21854-2005Apr2.html
By the time President Bush ordered U.S. troops to disarm Saddam Hussein of the deadly weapons he was allegedly trying to build, every piece of fresh evidence had been tested -- and disproved -- by U.N. inspectors, according to a report commissioned by the president and released Thursday.
U.S.: Rights abusers do not belong on U.N. human rights panelhttp://www.arabicnews.com/ansub/Daily/Day/050402/2005040231.html
Green light for Iraqi prison abuse came right from the top!http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=625909
Classified documents show the former US military chief in Iraq personally sanctioned measures banned by the Geneva Conventions.
Iraq's Abu Ghraib Prison Attacked; 56 Hurthttp://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=636742
Abu Ghraib was at the center of a prisoner abuse scandal that broke out in 2004 when pictures showing soldiers piling naked inmates in a pyramid and humiliating them sexually became public. The resulting scandal tarnished the military's image worldwide and sparked investigations of detainee abuses.
Today we take up the case of Murat Kurnaz, one of the thousands of innocent captives held illegally in the belly of the new American beast: U.S. President George W. Bush's deadly global gulag, where homicide and torture are quite literally the order of the day.http://context.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2005/04/01/120.html
"Why imprison the innocent? Why the sham tribunals? What's with all this torture stuff?" -- there is a simple answer. Bush's gulag has little to do with "fighting terrorism"; it is itself an instrument of terror -- state terror -- designed to strike "pre-emptive" fear into the hearts of anyone, at home or abroad, who might oppose the Regime's crusade to make the world safe for klepto-plutocracy.
Iraqi legislators withdraw and resignhttp://www.washtimes.com/upi-breaking/20050403-050536-8413r.htm
The channel quoted a member of the Shiite bloc in parliament, Hammam Hammoudi, as saying the legislators resigned either for security reasons or to protest their exclusion from the government being formed.
Iraq War Vet's Case Decidedhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A19750-2005Apr1?language=printer
An Iraq war veteran who faced court-martial when he sought civilian treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder was found not guilty yesterday of conduct unbecoming an officer, military officials said.
The death toll from the highly toxic weapons component known as depleteduranium (DU) has reached 11,000 soldiers.http://www.americanfreepress.net/html/du_death_toll.html
One of the biggest private security firms in Iraq has created outrage after a memo to staff claimed it is 'fun' to shoot people. http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,1451137,00.html
There are thought to be as many as 20,000 private enterprise soldiers in Iraq, with the US military an advocate of their use.
On Sunday, the U.S. military announced that a Marine was killed by an explosion while conducting combat operations a day earlier in the central city of Hadithah. http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/w-me/2005/apr/03/040304166.html
As of Saturday, at least 1,533 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003
Al-Qaeda terrorists could try to launch an attack in Britain in the run-up to the General Election, a leading terrorism expert has warned.http://www.itv.com/news/britain_1964004.html
"Oh, please, please, PLEASE, make it a BIG ONE!" -- voice heard coming from Number 10.
Syria sets date to leave Lebanonhttp://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,12745314%255E1702,00.html
A spate of bombings over the past two weeks has added to a climate of insecurity.
Hezbollah says blasts serve Israelhttp://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050402-124153-5187r.htm
And only yesterday Israel honored the "Lavon Affair" agents, Israeli spies who bombed US and UK assets in Egypt and tried to frame Egyptians for it.
Iran offers cash for bombs to break Palestinian trucehttp://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2089-1552439,00.html
The BS meter just pegged on this one
U.S. using exiled Iranian groups for nuclear intelligencehttp://www.aljazeera.com/cgi-bin/news_service/middle_east_full_story.asp?service_id=7719
They did the same thing with Iraq.
U.S. says Israel must give up nukes http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/560047.html
By now copies of the "Franklin" sex photos have been delivered to various members of theUS Government with a reminder just who is really in charge.