Skip to comments.NY Times: Iraq Had WMD 'Stockpiles' in 2003
Posted on 03/13/2005 7:26:41 AM PST by MisterRepublican
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The dogs at the NYT can now recycle their "Where's the WMD?" stories, change a few words, then the story will be "Why hasn't Bush accounted for the known WMD?"
Good grief, this is tedious.
Liberals are so brainy.
OK....I'll save my $$$'s and use the Washington Compost as a kitty poop box liner...
Agreed, when the meme is the simple-minded two words: Bush Lied", this provides the counter argument.
NYTimes must have something up it's sleeve......I'm sure SOMEHOW this will turn into the President's fault and they'll do 28 page 1 stories on what, when, who, where the President knew.....
I think I'm seeing flying pigs.
why beat a dead horse?
(not directed to you, personally.)
I think most of us knew there were WMD, the scary part is where are they?
So....lets see, the presidential election is over and the guy the NYT was trying to get elected lost........I guess they no longer felt the need to keep on lying, it served no purpose.
where did they go...to the syrians in the bakkaa valley
While the UN argued over the resolution to impose serious consequences for about nine months, Saddam with the help of Syria, trucked them out and buried and stored them in Lebanon, in the Bekka Valley.
By the way, the Bible code, says chemical and biological weapons are in the Bekka Valley, Lebanon.
Obviously something is getting ready to break and the NY Times wants to be out front with the story, hoping the US citizens have forgotten their earlier take.
Maybe 10%. A low number to represent the number who would possibly vote other than Dem in the first place. Not to be confused with the larger number who cite WMD all the time, but would vote Dem in any case.
ping for later today,...off to Home Depot
You nailed it.
yeah,...that's a keen observation
I am going to read the article. I am pretty sure Newsmax is taking this completely out of context.
Here is what the Times article really says.
The looters may have taken, according to the Iraq govt.:
1) "Dr. Araji said EQUIPMENT CAPABLE of making PARTS for missiles as well as chemical, biological and nuclear arms was missing from 8 or 10 sites that were the heart of Iraq's dormant program on unconventional weapons."
2) Al Qaqaa explosives.
The Iraqis mention nothing about any WMD stockpiles, contrary to the slant of the Newsmax piece. No, just equipment capable of making "parts" (not even a full weapon). Also, conventional explosives were missing.
This section of the piece that made it into the Newsmax title is background and not a reference to Iraqi claims: "Officials of the [UN] commission and the atomic energy agency have repeatedly called on the [post-Saddam] Iraqi government to report on what it knows of the fate of the thousands of pieces of monitored equipment and stockpiles of monitored chemicals and materials." I.e...the UN wants to know what happened to the "stockpiles" of chemicals.....not chemical weapons, chemicals. The section in no way is saying there were stockpiles of WMD looted from the facilities, just that chemicals that could be eventually turned into weapons (hence why they were monitored) need accounted for.
Furthermore, there is no mention of the year 2003 in the stockpiles section as Newsmax claims. More twisting by Newsmax to serve their ends.
The NY Times isn't doing an about-face or anything, no matter how disgusting their reporting is. Folks, like it or not, no WMDs have been found so far (I am sure they are in Syria or still hidden really good somewhere). The NY Times article in no way does what Newsmax tries to twist it into doing, support the idea they were all stolen. That is not what the article says.
More dishonest Newsmax spin.
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