Skip to comments.Saddam And WMD: Russia's Role
Posted on 03/07/2006 8:22:45 AM PST by Isara
..frenzy over the Katrina tapes stands in stark contrast to..disinterest of Democrats and the media in the Saddam tapes showing Iraq had WMD and Bush didn't lie.
...just before Operation Iraqi Freedom both Israeli intelligence and U.S. satellite surveillance detected large amounts of military material moving from Iraq to Syria.
...not a panicked move...it was a well-planned operation conducted with the assistance of Russia, to which Iraq was $8 billion in debt, much of it for weapons. Russia was worried about what coalition forces might find.
According to John Shaw, former deputy undersecretary for international technology security, the WMD were moved out of Iraq by Russian special forces (Spetsnaz) units. "While in Iraq," Shaw states, "I uncovered detailed information that Spetsnaz units shredded records and moved all WMD and specified advanced munitions out of Iraq to Syria and Lebanon."
Former top Romanian spy chief Ion Mihai Pacepa has written about the existence of "a standard Soviet operating procedure for deep-sixing weapons of mass destruction" in Soviet client states. The plan, which the Romanians called "Sarindar," or "emergency exit," was initially designed for Libya a Reagan administration target and implemented in Iraq.
According to an article by David Dastych in the Canada Free Press, the operation in Iraq was carried out by Russia's GRU (Military Intelligence), Spetsnaz (Special Troops) and Russian military and civilian logistic personnel in Iraq under the command of two veteran ex-Soviet generals Vladislav Achalov and Igor Maltsev, operating under the guise of being civilian consultants.
Photos taken in early 2003 show Achalov and Maltsev receiving awards from Iraqi Defense Minister Sultan Hashim Akhmed in a building destroyed by U.S. cruise missiles.
What were they receiving awards for just days before coalition forces began their rush to Baghdad? Achalov reportedly said he "didn't fly to Baghdad to drink coffee."
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When we stood up to Communism we had to make lots of dirty shady deals with a lot of dirty shady individuals.
Many of these individuals and groups are todays enemy in the War on Terror.
I wonder how many dirty shade individuals who we are using or need today as allies will be tomorrows enemy, in the next war after this.
Now that is an interesting thought, but if this is true for Iraq is it true for North Korea and Iran.
If I really was one of those conspiracy speculators I could say that the whole WMD was manufactured by Russia to cause America to overstretch herself as the old Soviet Union did.
After all if there is a Civil War in Iraq and American troops start getting killed in huge numbers would it lead to a Strong isolationist movement in America.
Actually from my experience no one could really carry out a plan this complex.
Russia would have to in that case presume America would fight wars as stupidly as Russia did (Not to mention have their own mafia selling weapons to their enemies).
Half the reason Russia did so poorly in Chechnya and Afghanistan is their own mafia arming to forces of the enemy.
Whose to say Iraq and Iran wont be for us.
And before I get lots of irate freepers flaming me.
Its not over yet and we are no where near a stable Iraq, I wont say it cant happen but we have some distance to go and a lot can happen before then.
As a plus we don't border Iraq or Iran, and we also have things like unmanned drones that releive preassure on troops. We also don't have mafia working within our own army to give weapons to the enemy.
Plus at least we are taking into account winning the hearts and minds of the local population, something the Russians never attempted.
Yeah, makes sense. Russia's been cozy w/ Saddam for a long time. Must be one hellava Russia/WMD connection if Bush is willing to get whacked around so much by the Dim/MSM crowd.
Or how many of Clinton's skeletons will come out of the graveyard.
What does Bush et. al. have to lose ? The historically devastating blows from the once powerful, 'red carpet elite', only seem to cause minor rashes now.
What happens within Iraq now may end up being immaterial to what could be be unfolding soon, at least conspiratorially speaking. Bush et. al. have proven they can take the best punches the Left can muster. As of yet, no impeachment proceedings. Logistically, the US and Coalition forces now have all the military support bases they need to take the entire middle east, militarily speaking. Handling the desert trash may of course be yet another story.
The question is will we go on the offensive before or after the first terrorist WMD attack ?
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