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Saddam, Al Qaeda Did Collaborate, Documents Show
NYSun ^ | March 24, 2006 | By ELI LAKE

Posted on 03/26/2006 5:31:04 AM PST by Kimberly GG

CAIRO, Egypt - A former Democratic senator and 9/11 commissioner says a recently declassified Iraqi account of a 1995 meeting between Osama bin Laden and a senior Iraqi envoy presents a "significant set of facts," and shows a more detailed collaboration between Iraq and Al Qaeda.

In an interview yesterday, the current president of the New School University, Bob Kerrey, was careful to say that new documents translated last night by ABC News did not prove Saddam Hussein played a role in any way in plotting the attacks of September 11, 2001.

(Excerpt) Read more at nysun.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; alqaedaandiraq; iraq; iraqiintelligence; prewardocs; saddam

1 posted on 03/26/2006 5:31:07 AM PST by Kimberly GG
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To: Kimberly GG

Bob Kerry woke up again.


2 posted on 03/26/2006 5:37:10 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (BTUs are my Beat.)
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To: Kimberly GG

It conflicts with Democrat propaganda--which to the Left is truth even if it is untrue. To the Left, truth is whatever you can make enough people believe--or make yourself believe--that is, as long as it serves the Leftist agenda.


3 posted on 03/26/2006 5:38:16 AM PST by Savage Beast (9/11 was never repeated--thanks to President George W. Bush and his surveillance program!)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
Bob Kerry woke up again.

After being dragged kicking and screaming into wakefulness. Snort.

4 posted on 03/26/2006 5:39:41 AM PST by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

But not to worry, Kerrey'll nod off again as soon as the coast is clear :)


5 posted on 03/26/2006 5:40:18 AM PST by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: Kimberly GG
I have only ONE question- when will Chris Matthews interview him on Hardball?
6 posted on 03/26/2006 5:42:58 AM PST by SE Mom (God Bless those who serve..)
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To: Kimberly GG

"It's a lie"....Liberal enabling MSM quote.


7 posted on 03/26/2006 5:45:06 AM PST by gathersnomoss
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To: Kimberly GG

The MSM is only interested in fake, but accurate documents. They are not interested in real and accurate documents; especially those which disembowel their three year mantra of 'no connection between Saddam and al Qaeda'.


8 posted on 03/26/2006 5:49:50 AM PST by 6SJ7
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To: Kimberly GG

Maybe these people are in a paralyzing fear that if and when a solid connection is made to Saddam and these terrorists somebody else is going to be OUTED.

Now what does it say when we find out that somebody within US Command was sending the Russians our military plans, which were promptly passed on to old Saddam?


9 posted on 03/26/2006 5:52:58 AM PST by Just mythoughts
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To: Kimberly GG
In an interview yesterday, the current president of the New School University, Bob Kerrey, was careful to say that new documents translated last night by ABC News did not prove Saddam Hussein played a role in any way in plotting the attacks of September 11, 2001.

It's kind of like a slow leak in a dam.

10 posted on 03/26/2006 5:54:01 AM PST by b4its2late (There are good terrorists.............. DEAD ONES.)
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To: b4its2late
It's kind of like a slow leak in a dam.

To the Left, it's more like walking after an enema...

11 posted on 03/26/2006 5:59:28 AM PST by Old Sarge (My vigor to fight has been renewed.)
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To: b4its2late

Exactly right. If you notice, liberals are always moving the goalposts. For three years, they've been saying ... there's no connection between Saddam and Osama. Saddam was a secularist, Osama was a fanatical Muslim. Now it's ... well, there was a connection, BUT there's no proof they conspired to cause 9/11.

And then after it's proven they did conspire to cause 9/11, they'll say ... yeah, well Saddam didn't fly the planes himself.


12 posted on 03/26/2006 6:17:43 AM PST by JohnEBoy (AT)
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To: SE Mom
I have only ONE question- when will Chris Matthews interview him on Hardball?

Good question

Or will Chris even mention this news?

13 posted on 03/26/2006 6:28:05 AM PST by Mo1 ("Stupidity is also a gift from God, but it should not be abused." Pope John Paul II)
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To: Kimberly GG

Saddam Hussein's regime was in cahoots with the terrorists.


14 posted on 03/26/2006 6:29:48 AM PST by advance_copy (Stand for life, or nothing at all)
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To: Mo1

Particularly, considering in the past Matthews has held the former senator in very high esteem. :)


15 posted on 03/26/2006 6:30:18 AM PST by SE Mom (God Bless those who serve..)
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To: Kimberly GG

They had a cup of tea together and talked about the good old times. Doesnt prove anything.


16 posted on 03/26/2006 6:31:53 AM PST by S0122017 (God created the aliens which guided evolution which produced the human race and that's the Truth.)
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To: Kimberly GG

Give me a few minutes and I will post that front page NY Times article about the documents.... I know I have it here somewhere... now where is that article???


18 posted on 03/26/2006 7:46:40 AM PST by Visalia
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To: All
Its frustrating enough that these documents sill aren't being widely mentioned, its DOUBLY frustrating to have to continue to stuffer the the sophistry of 'of course Saddam would never work with those religious fanatics'
19 posted on 03/26/2006 8:24:22 AM PST by FreedomNeocon (I'm in no Al-Samood for this Shi'ite.)
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To: Kimberly GG; Chena; Valin; M. Thatcher; DocRock; Calpernia; Madame Dufarge; Txsleuth; Peach; ...
Saddam, Al Qaeda Did Collaborate, Documents Show ^

Release/Translation of Classified PreWar Docs ping. If you want to be added or removed to the ping list, please Freepmail me.

Please add the keyword prewardocs to any articles pertaining to this subject.

Operation Iraqi Freedom Documents

Also here

Documents from the Harmony Database

20 posted on 03/26/2006 8:26:43 AM PST by eyespysomething
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To: Old Sarge

[To the Left, it's more like walking after an enema...]

Hilarious, descriptive and true...LOL


21 posted on 03/26/2006 9:00:10 AM PST by jazusamo (Excuse me Helen, I'm answering your first accusation. - President Bush)
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To: eyespysomething

Thanks!


22 posted on 03/26/2006 9:07:27 AM PST by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN - Support our troops. I *LOVE* my attitude problem! Beware the Enemedia.)
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To: eyespysomething

Thanks for the ping. As I was reading it, it was mentioned on FNC.


23 posted on 03/26/2006 9:11:14 AM PST by jazusamo (Excuse me Helen, I'm answering your first accusation. - President Bush)
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To: Kimberly GG

Bump. Bob Kerrey is hardly part of the VRWC.


24 posted on 03/26/2006 9:13:15 AM PST by T. Buzzard Trueblood ("I'm kind of a parasite." Noam Chomsky)
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To: Kimberly GG
...new documents translated last night by ABC News did not prove Saddam Hussein played a role in any way in plotting the attacks of September 11, 2001.

And how about OKC?

25 posted on 03/26/2006 9:43:53 AM PST by TXnMA (TROP: Satan's most successful earthly venture...)
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To: HistorianDorisKearnsGoodwad; snugs
But at that point, the public, who have been fed long periods of denials, will ignore the truth because they will have already made up their minds that the reports are false. Then ABC will run more polls, and say that the public sees no connection between Hussein and al-Qaida.

The Sunday Talk Shows seem to be a big part of the effort, although Foxnews helps keep some real stuff on the TV.

26 posted on 03/26/2006 9:52:32 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach (History is soon Forgotten,)
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To: Kimberly GG; eyespysomething
Bob Kerrey, was careful to say that new documents translated last night by ABC News did not prove Saddam Hussein played a role in any way in plotting the attacks of September 11, 2001.

Is anyone looking for documents that prove Saddam worked with bin Laden for 9/11?

The only people who make that claim are Democrats when they're trying to discredit Republicans by throwing up this straw man argument ...

It's not that they collaborated on 9/11, it's that Saddam was harboring terrorists and attempting to work with them at all.

Anyone remember the Bush Doctrine?

27 posted on 03/26/2006 10:31:03 AM PST by SittinYonder (That's how I saw it, and see it still.)
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To: TXnMA
And how about OKC?

That's what I'm waiting for.

28 posted on 03/26/2006 11:00:15 AM PST by eyespysomething
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To: eyespysomething

You can add TWA-800.


29 posted on 03/26/2006 11:08:27 AM PST by bmwcyle (We got permits, yes we DO! We got permits, how 'bout YOU?;))
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To: JohnEBoy
If you notice, liberals are always moving the goalposts.

Yep. But more like excavating one area, then blasting parts away (while asking you to turn off your radio), then saying, oops, gotta go over here, and doing the same thing.....

30 posted on 03/26/2006 11:14:24 AM PST by b4its2late (There are good terrorists.............. DEAD ONES.)
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To: bmwcyle

So you have Iraqi intel and Al Qaida meeting in Feb 2005, then you have OKC (the Phillipines connection), Riyadh, Khobar, TWA 800, and others in the next 2 years.

Hmmm...


31 posted on 03/26/2006 1:11:34 PM PST by eyespysomething
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To: SE Mom

"I have only ONE question- when will Chris Matthews interview him on Hardball?"

When Matthews gets his head out of his butt. Meaning never.


32 posted on 03/26/2006 2:22:33 PM PST by popdonnelly
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To: Kimberly GG

And the attempted assassination of Bush senior clearly illustrates that either Iraq had an agency that conducted foreign terrorism or Iraq contracted foreign terrorists.


33 posted on 03/26/2006 3:58:57 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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