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Setting the Stage for 9/11
Accuracy in Media ^ | 4.14.04 | Cliff Kincaid

Posted on 04/13/2004 10:39:32 PM PDT by hope

So Clinton couldn't bomb Islamic terrorists but he could bomb Christian Serbs?

Tim Russert devoted an hour to interviewing former White House counterterrorism official Richard Clarke.  But some controversial claims that go to the heart of Clinton's so-called "war on terrorism" were unchallenged.  One was Clarke's claim that Clinton didn't bomb al Qaeda camps in Afghanistan because "there were lots of other things going on in the world…"  Clarke claimed that Clinton "had the Middle East peace process close to an agreement.  He was bombing in Serbia.  He was bombing in Iraq.  In retrospect, with 20/20 hindsight, people now understand that he should have bombed the camps [in Afghanistan].  I said so at the time."

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TOPICS: Editorial; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: balkanalqaeda; balkans; campaignfinance; hindsight; richardclarke; soros; x42

1 posted on 04/13/2004 10:39:32 PM PDT by hope
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To: hope
August 20th, 1998: Bill Clinton orders $300 million worth of cruise missiles fired at Osama bin Laben's training camp in Afghanistan and an aspirin factory in Sudan, the same day Monica Lewinsky appears before a Grand Jury to confirm Bill lied under oath about a cigar sticking incident.

Thanks Impeached Bill for stirring up a hornets nest and not killing any of the hornets, setting in motion 9/11.

2 posted on 04/13/2004 10:57:25 PM PDT by Reeses
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To: Reeses
leave it to a liberal to throw a temper-tantrum 'cause someone was tattling on him. if only he could think with both his heads at once...
3 posted on 04/13/2004 11:01:10 PM PDT by techphyguy
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To: All
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4 posted on 04/13/2004 11:01:17 PM PDT by Two-Bits (I still am amazed at the stupidity of the media...)
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To: hope
Clinton....a reason for my new tagline.
5 posted on 04/13/2004 11:54:12 PM PDT by Tactical ("DEMS & DIAPERS BOTH NEED TO BE CHANGED, AND FOR THE SAME REASON.")
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To: hope
The Serbs are too civilized and like the USA too much to retaliate - ergo they were an easy and convenient target for 'Monica's War'; the Islamicists, OTOH might strike back if we make them mad, so Bubba let them be....maybe Hitlery channeled Neville Chamberlain for him?....
6 posted on 04/14/2004 12:15:04 AM PDT by Al Simmons (Proud BushBot since '94!)
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To: Al Simmons
This is really tragic how the USA bombed the Christian Serbs, and even bombed their hospital. I will never forget this. Yugoslavia is a sovereign nation, and was not bothering us.
7 posted on 04/14/2004 1:40:04 AM PDT by tessalu
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To: tessalu
I argued at the time that the USA was on the wrong side. No one that I talked to agreed with me. They were all brain washed by the media. I pray for the Serbs, still.
8 posted on 04/14/2004 2:02:34 AM PDT by raisincane (Kerry has never made a decision he agrees with.)
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To: Tactical
Now that's a funny tag line! And sooo true!
9 posted on 04/14/2004 3:27:08 AM PDT by GBA
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To: raisincane
The Serbs deserved nothing but contempt for how their leadership and far too many of the rank and file conducted their business. Not sure why so many people on this board rush to the defense of Christians who acted like barbarians. Christians in name only.
10 posted on 04/14/2004 4:36:22 AM PDT by misterrob
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To: hope
He was bombing in Serbia. He was bombing in Iraq.

Old Bubba Clinton had a farm
Ee i ee i o
And on his farm he had some bombs
Ee i ee i o
With a bomb-bomb here
And a bomb-bomb there
Here a bomb, there a bomb
Everywhere a bomb-bomb
Old Bubba Clinton had a farm
Ee i ee i o

11 posted on 04/14/2004 5:04:42 AM PDT by varon (Allegiance to the constitution, always. Allegiance to a political party, never.)
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To: hope
So Clinton couldn't bomb Islamic terrorists but he could bomb Christian Serbs?>>>

Gibbering Nazis who line up helpless prisoners and blow their brains out are NOT "Christians" and deserve every kiloton they receive.
12 posted on 04/14/2004 5:35:01 AM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Al Simmons
The Serbs are too civilized and like the USA too much to retaliate ->>

The butchered thousands of captured and executed Bosnian Muslims whose rotting bodies I saw would disagree.
13 posted on 04/14/2004 5:36:27 AM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: tessalu
This is really tragic how the USA bombed the Christian Serbs, and even bombed their hospital.>>

No, it's tragic that the USA didn't bomb VRS V Corps executioners before they had a chance to carry out their act of deliberate, state sponsored genocide at Srebrenica. We bombed far, far too late.
14 posted on 04/14/2004 5:38:51 AM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones; *balkans
RBJ, the days of blanket support for Islamist lies are over.

Careful investigation of islamic claims will show what they are, fabrications thrown at the unsuspected public. Markale market massacre, srebrenica, racak massacre, trepca, you name it.

I can only imagine the rage of American people when they finally realize how Islamists played them like violin while BJ was playing Whoremonica.

Clinton support for Islamists in Bosnia and Kosovo is the the bill that l keeps comming and comming over and over again. 9-11, Madrid, who knows where next.

15 posted on 04/14/2004 7:31:58 AM PDT by DTA (you ain't seen nothing yet)
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To: Reeses
>>>>>Thanks Impeached Bill for stirring up a hornets nest and not killing any of the hornets, setting in motion 9/11<<<<

Clinton was in Hornet farming business not in the business of protecting America from terrorism.

16 posted on 04/14/2004 7:37:29 AM PDT by DTA (you ain't seen nothing yet)
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To: hope
Send THIS to Hannity, Limbaugh, et al.

PLEASE.
17 posted on 04/14/2004 7:43:33 AM PDT by military cop (military cop)
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To: Ann Coulter

$64K question Tim Russert failed to ask Clarke.
18 posted on 04/14/2004 8:31:58 AM PDT by DTA (you ain't seen nothing yet)
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To: DTA
Careful investigation of islamic claims will show what they are, fabrications thrown at the unsuspected public. Markale market massacre, srebrenica, racak massacre, trepca, you name it. >>

The seven thousand dead at Srebernica were not a lie. The four thousand dead Muslims I saw at the Tuzla morgue under British supervision were not a lie. It is undeniable historical fact.

Serb denials on Free Republic (rooted in a combination of Nazi hatred and mindless desire to absent Serb military forces for responsibility for the heinous acts at Srebrenica which are theirs alone) are as nothing. I saw what I saw. I know what I know. The evidence has been scientifically verified and the evidence in. The perpetrators (not enough of them, but enough to make the point) have been arrested and tried and convincted and sentenced for GENOCIDE.

The record is clear. Srebrenica was an act of genocide, the victims were Muslims, the perpetrators Serbs. End of story.

(And let me beat you to it, I'm not a Muslim, I'm a Christian, and abjure Mohammad as strongly as I do his moral images, Slobodan Milosevic, Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic.)
19 posted on 04/14/2004 10:21:55 AM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
>>>>>>I saw what I saw. <<<<<<

You mean, like you saw the graffitti on a Post Office?

20 posted on 04/14/2004 11:55:29 AM PDT by DTA (you ain't seen nothing yet)
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To: DTA
Yes. I saw what I saw.

You didn't see anything but a dittoed handout at your Serbian Orthodox church bingo game.
21 posted on 04/14/2004 12:00:30 PM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Mrs Zip
ping
22 posted on 04/14/2004 5:52:50 PM PDT by zip (Monthly donations are the easiest way to say Thanks for FR)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
Gee "Ronly", if you can point to ONE SINGLE Serb terrorist attack against the West, in the West, as a result of Klintoon's illegal and immoral and criminal war in 1999, then you may contradict me. (And that mentally disturbed SWEDE of Serb ancestry who murdered Anna Lindh does NOT count.)

Oh, what's that? You CAN'T?

Go back to your nightmares.

23 posted on 04/14/2004 11:41:20 PM PDT by Al Simmons (Proud BushBot since '94!)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
Before you go on CHANGING THE SUBJECT AGAIN, 'Ronly', let me be CLEAR -and perhaps your BRAIN might understand ME THIS TIME (you are as bad to have a discussion with as my "Kool-Aid drinking" Bush-hating cousin-in-law whom I have been trying to get to see reality for 6 years now.)

WE ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT THE ATROCITIES OF THE LATE YUGOSLAV CIVIL WAR.

We ARE talking about the FACT that Klintoon picked on a state that he KNEW would not retaliate as the Islamofascist terrorists have done. A STATE ENGAGED IN A NASTY GUERRILLA WAR AGAINST AL QUAEDA TRAINED ALBANIANS. A STATE THAT DID NOT ATTACK OR THREATEN US, OR NATO, OR ANY OTHER COUNTRY. THEREFORE, RONLY, OUR WAR IN 1999 WAS ILLEGAL UNDER:

1. THE GENEVA CONVENTIONS;
2. THE UN CHARTER;
3. THE NATO CHARTER.

OH, I KNOW. YOU ARE NOT A LAWYER. WELL I AM!!!! SO STOP EMBARASSING YOURSELF BY TRYING TO DISCUSS THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF THIS TOPIC SINCE YOU ARE CLUELESS ABOUT THEM!!!!!!!!!!!

(BACK ON TOPIC) And, "Ronly", UNLIKE you, I actually grew up in Serbia, can testify FIRST HAND (oh how you love that technique, dontcha) of the Serbian peoples traditional love of America - OK, pre-1991, but still extant today.

AND RONLY, UNLIKE THE ISLAMOFASCIST INFILTRATORS AKA 9/11, SERBS WHO EMIGRATED TO THIS COUNTRY HAVE, FOR 100+ YEARS, BEEN LOYAL TO THEIR ADOPTED LAND, HAVE WORKED HARD, AND HAVE NOT CAUSED ANY TROUBLE. SOME HAVE EVEN WON THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR.

THOSE ARE THE SERBS I AM TALKING ABOUT, RONLY. THOSE!!! THE SERBS WHO COME HERE LOVE AMERICA AND WOULD DO NOTHING TO HURT HER.

OTOH, THE MUSLIMS WHO COME HERE HAVE DIVIDED LOYALTIES AT BEST, AND ARE TERRORIST MOLES AT WORST. KLINTOON WAS A COWARD WHO SET US UP FOR 9/11.

I WILL GRANT YOU THAT THE BOSNIAN, SLAVIC, MUSLIMS ARE PRETTY CIVILIZED TOO COMPARED TO THE "MOOJ" THAT CAME AND TERRORIZED THEM AS WELL AS THE LOCAL SERBS.

I GUESS YOU DID NOT SEE THE PHOTOS OF DEAD SERBIAN BABIES LINED UP ON A CONCRETE WAREHOUSE FLOOR, COURTESY OF KLINTOON'S LUFTWAFFE IN 1999.

I AM SURE THEY SMELLED JUST AS LOVELY AS THE CORPSES YOU SAW, AND ARE JUST AS MISSED BY THEIR PARENTS/FAMILY.

IS DROPPING BOMBS ON CIVILIAN TARGETS YOUR WAY OF WAR? IF SO, I REFER YOU TO THE GENEVA CONVENTIONS (YOU MIGHT HAVE HEARD SOMETHING ABOUT THOSE ABOVE).

STOP COVERING FOR KLINTOON'S CRIMES RONLY.
24 posted on 04/14/2004 11:58:47 PM PDT by Al Simmons (Proud BushBot since '94!)
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To: Al Simmons
WE ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT THE ATROCITIES OF THE LATE YUGOSLAV CIVIL WAR.
>>>

No. But our readership needs to be reminded that Destro, whose #1 agenda is and always has been the forcible destruction of all things Islamic, is an utterly unreliable source of anyting on any subject whatsoever. And the fact that he always brings around his usual gang of Islam-haters and Serbofascist suckups, it simply reiterates the fact that I need to do this as often as possible.

And by the way, I *am* a lawyer. Judging by your use of ALL CAPITALS ALL THE TIME I doubt that you can truly say the same. Why don't YoU ImPrEsS Me SoMe MoRe bY UsINg sTUdlYCAPs iNstEad? What you will lack in coherence you may make up for in hipness.
25 posted on 04/15/2004 4:58:03 AM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Al Simmons
ee "Ronly", if you can point to ONE SINGLE Serb terrorist attack against the West,>>

How about the Serb automobile driver in the "Republika Srpska" that threw a hand grenade onto a Russian fuel tanker in Bijeljina in June 2001? (Pin was pulled but grenade failed to detonate.)

How about the landmines found in the middle of the road at random on routes known to be patrolled by SFOR forces?

How about the three American soldiers captured during the Kosovo campaign who were threatened with immediate execution by the Serbofascist regime under Milosevic?

And finally, I aver that the 7000 dead of Srebrenica was itself a terrorist attack--as well as an act of genocide--as it was intended to terrify the Bosnian Muslims into surrender. And, btw, it was the equivalent of about THREE New York towers worth of people. Or, proportionally (since they killed 1% of the male populace of Bosnia in three days) the equivalent of killing 1.5 million American men.
26 posted on 04/15/2004 5:04:49 AM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Al Simmons
UNLIKE you, I actually grew up in Serbia>>

Oh, that explains it. Well, perhaps you can join a twelve-step recovery program.
27 posted on 04/15/2004 5:12:18 AM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
Correction: (since they killed 1% of the male populace of Bosnian MUSLIMS in three days)

This is a true number. Bosnian Muslims in 1991 were 44% of 4.4 million, or about 1.93 million people. Which makes 7000 men about 0.007% of the populace of Bosnia. Close enough to 1% for Bosnian Serb Government work.
28 posted on 04/15/2004 5:15:17 AM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
So, you too are a lawyer.

That explains why you are such an *******e. It also reminds me why I dislike lawyers going back 20+ years to my days at a top 10 law school.

And why I left the practice of law a couple of years ago for a much more sane and satisfying career.

It feels GREAT not being a parasite.

But I doubt you'd understand :0)

P.S. I am an AMERICAN buddy. PERIOD. A Teddy Roosevelt-type NON-hyphenated American. And I don't know or care who "Destro" is.

I made my first post to point out the hypocrisy and cowardice of the Klintoon administration, NOT to get into another dead-end debate with you.

As you can tell by my (non-posting) on the Balkan topic, I am not a professional 'Balkanophile', and have not been since I left the US military, where it was part of my job to keep up on what was going on over there.

Have a nice day.
29 posted on 04/15/2004 1:16:13 PM PDT by Al Simmons (Proud BushBot since '94!)
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To: Al Simmons
It feels GREAT not being a parasite.
>>>

I can attest to it, but how could you possibly know?

The dead scream from the mass graves of Srebrenica, and so long as there are those willing to give propagandistic full Monicas to mass murderers, I'll be here to report, over and over and over again, to what I saw: GENOCIDE. SERB GENOCIDE. AGAINST HELPLESS MUSLIMS.

And why I left the practice of law a couple of years ago for a much more sane and satisfying career. >>

I will not speculate what that could possibly be, but then I don't need to.
30 posted on 04/15/2004 1:42:10 PM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
As you can tell by my (non-posting) on the Balkan topic, I am not a professional 'Balkanophile', and have not been since I left the US military, where it was part of my job to keep up on what was going on over there. >>

From where? Some briefing room in Ft. Meade?
31 posted on 04/15/2004 1:43:42 PM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
It feels GREAT not being a parasite.
>>>

Hmmmnn... no wonder you're a Serbophile.

Srebrenica happened because there was no law (or lawyers) there, only force. Justice was the advantage of the stronger, and the stronger were Serbs, the weaker Muslims, and the instrument, pure force without mercy. Upshot: genocide.

You may wish to live in a world without law, but I do not.

32 posted on 04/15/2004 1:45:47 PM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Al Simmons
P.S. I am an AMERICAN buddy. PERIOD. >>

As am I. My ancestors came from places far away from the Balkans. I have no agenda but one: Truth.
33 posted on 04/15/2004 1:52:49 PM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Al Simmons
That explains why you are such an *******e. It also reminds me why I dislike lawyers going back 20+ years to my days at a top 10 law school.

And why I left the practice of law a couple of years ago for a much more sane and satisfying career.
>>>

You know, it makes me wonder why I should take someone seriously who goes to a Top Ten law school and trains himself for a career in the law only to walk away from it like it was a cow pie or something.... Don't know about you, but my license cost me too damn much to abandon it just because I didn't like the people I had to deal with.
34 posted on 04/15/2004 2:40:27 PM PDT by Ronly Bonly Jones (killing innocent people is not a hobby that anyone should take up)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
"You know, it makes me wonder why I should take someone seriously who goes to a Top Ten law school and trains himself for a career in the law only to walk away from it like it was a cow pie or something.... Don't know about you, but my license cost me too damn much to abandon it just because I didn't like the people I had to deal with."

*Chuckle* My law license(s) have served me WELL....they enabled me to have a military career that I would otherwise been too old for; they also enabled me to get into a line of work where I was eventually able to (Praise the Lord!!) ease out of the legal dep't....

Why? Well, lessee.....I can now go on field trips with my kids, adjust my schedule around theirs (instead of the other way around), tool around in the California sunshine instead of being bored to death behind a desk......

...oh, I can think of a few more reasons...but you get the idea...

Toodles, 'Ronly' :0)
35 posted on 04/16/2004 12:54:18 AM PDT by Al Simmons (Proud BushBot since '94!)
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To: Ronly Bonly Jones
Oh, and P.S., nearly all of my (admittedly few) friends from law school days have either a) gone in-house after being abused for the requisite number of years at big-city mega-firms, or b)- like me - used their background to get out of the practice of law altogether, for the sake of their families and their own sanity....

....properly developed, a legal background can open a LOT of doors into equally lucrative yet not nearly as enslaving or annoying ways to make a living...

....what you did overseas was probably extremely interesting, but I am guessing you were single at the time....priorities change radically after the kids come...unless you want to risk your family and/or your sanity and health, you adjust according to your priorities...
36 posted on 04/16/2004 1:00:27 AM PDT by Al Simmons (Proud BushBot since '94!)
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To: Al Simmons; tessalu; DTA
I see some folks are still tangling with RBJ, arguably the most notorious Islamonazi still posting here on Free Republic. I see he's bounced his favorite number to waiting about back up to 7,000. It was down to 4,000 until the Muhammedans began murdering their way across Kosovo again and he needed to inflate it (once again) so he'd feel righteous crowing about it.

This guy loves to drag people down to his level (his true master demands this, I believe) but I'd caution the decent folk here to avoid falling for his trap. Let the fool rant. Post the facts and let him choke on them instead.

37 posted on 04/18/2004 3:24:22 PM PDT by FormerLib (Feja e shqiptarit eshte terorizm.)
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