Skip to comments.March 2003 Top Secret Memo: TRANSFER OF SPECIAL AMMUNITION (POTENTIAL CHEMICAL WEAPONS) Translation
Posted on 04/17/2006 8:40:37 AM PDT by jveritas
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Saddam was seriously into dual use tech. So he takes Tabun based pesticide (Google it; it's a German chem weapon, abandoned as a weapon for being too good) and figures if he drops undiluted pesticide on the Army of Satan outside Baghdad he can enough to make us think twice, without violating UN sanctions - after all, it's just bug spray. As for collateral damage, the outskirts of Baghdad are mostly poor, mostly Shia. We already Saddam's feelings on such masses of people. Masses can be replaced.
But most of his army are scared to death of him. They don't follow orders and say they do. They have a whole brotherhood of troops scared of Saddam, all supporting each other. Weapons are ordered to the troops but the troops don't comply. Saddam's only way of getting the guilty party is to kill his whole army. Thus herd mentality rules: there's safety in numbers, 'cause there's no way he can get us all. No doubt there was a frequent pattern of investigations and executions of alleged conspirators, while the rest of the grunts mentally wiped the sweat off their collective foreheads and breathed a sigh of relief.
He has a fanatical core of followers. Since Hitler failed him young, Saddam DID after all become a pure Stalinist. Think "Former Soviet generals" running raggedly from their second loss of the cold war. Oh yes, Saddam had fanatical followers and they didn't have to be Arab or Muslim or even Iraqi to join the club. He had a separate set of chems and possibly a nuke ( he DID deal militarily with the government of the DPRNK, we know this for fact; he'd buy one first, build his own later ) to threaten his neighbors with for after all the sanctions were gone because he had complied with the inspectors.
Saddam has no patience. He's a megalomaniac. He wants to be billed as the second coming of Nebuchadnezzar, who ruled WAY before Muhammad was a twinkle in his father's eye. HOWEVER he is devious. He is intelligent. In fact, I would like to play chess against him. Anyhow, his impatience is his weak point and that is the only thing that got him into consistent trouble.
However, never underestimate his native intelligence or cunning, NOR that of his followers whether they are Are Arabs or even Iraqis.
Jveritas has given us the tip of the iceberg. It will take years to reveal. When that happens, it will be massive enough (especially when you consider the whole of Asia and most of EUrope will be involved, just like blood for oil vouchers) that the oil for food scam will be lost in it's shadow.
You opened a can of worms, Joseph. I helped do that with blood for oil vouchers, including carefully worded letters to members of the media, saying the exact opposite of what was actually true in order to get them to read them verbatim or make the intellectual leap into Paranoia Land that would clue them that this sucker had legs. Either way, beyond Fox, blood for oil vouchers has gotten little press in the mass media. Just goes to show it AIN'T about the public's "right to know" after all.
I do not envy you your task, but I salute you and support your dedication. I wish my grasp of Arabic was up to helping you, but I never got much beyond pidgin.
I have to get up in four hours. Good night all.
Maybe Muslims who compliment their Allah with the characteristics of "Mercy" and "Compassion" could find a way to incorporate these attributes, and make themselves Merciful and Compassionate.....
Mr. JT, thank you for the information.
Those trucks stick out a sore thumb. Hard to miss.
Strange preamble for a military document in a "secular" country, that would have nothing to do with the likes of the fundamentalist Jihadies, isn't it?
I'd be sending your translations back to the Foreign Military Studies Office / Joint Reserve Intelligence Center folks. But you might have to somehow establish to them who you are, why you are doing the translations, etc. Although a sample of the juicer parts, along with your translation of them, would go a long way to convincing them you are "for real".
Thank you very much, I greatly appreciate this.
It may not work quite that way. Remember this website with the documents is run by the Joint Reserve Intelligence Center. There may or may not be any full time staff. I was in the Air Force Reserve Intelligence Force (actually call Air Reserve Intelligence Forces at the time), we had no full time staff, just a bunch of guys working weekends. (Mostly). I noticed on their website a form for reservists involving "virtual" or "distance" participation. That probably means the guys (and gals, one of ours is pinning on her second star later this month) don't travel to Ft. Leavenworth or even to any Army post, but simply analyze stuff from home. Or if they need to see classified stuff, then they'd have to arrange for some "host unit" to loan them their facilities on the weekend, which is the way our detachment worked. Still jveritas should be able to get in touch with someone. I suspect the JRIC has some full time staff, or at least someone who does his "drills" and "active duty training" at Ft. Leavenworth and at least answers the mail (or the email).
Of course not, names generally aren't in the dictionary. Unless the name actually means something, like Bush for instance, it has to be transliterated, not translated. Clearly the names are not being translated, or they'd turn out as common nouns in English, like "Smith", which is a trade or the common noun for one who practices that trade. Or Driver, Weaver, Fisher, etc. When you transliterate, particularly into English pronunciations, there is generally no unique transliteration of the sounds. For example if someone's name sounded like school, it might be transliterated that way, or as Skul, or Schul, or well you get the idea. The phonemes of Arabic aren't even the same as English phonemes, adding to the possibilities for different transliterations. (a phoneme the smallest meaningful psychological unit of sound.).
They knew, they had to know. They'd mostly been under a "no fly" zone (two actually) for a decade. They knew, as much as we'd let them, how long it took before their aircraft would be intercepted. Not very long, and much shorter when a larger fighter force was airborne than during the no fly zone enforcement period. AWACS sees dang near everything that's up over the battlefield, and it talks to fighters.
Yes, IIRC, we chased a few of their planes into Iran moments after they took off during GWI.
Based on this and due to the lack of further and stronger evidence in the 262 pages document that support the theory of Transfer of Special Ammunition (or Chemical Weapons), and because we need to maintain the credibility of the translation and FR, I would like to ask the Admin Moderator to retrieve this thread from FR files.
I apologize for any problems I have caused.
like fauxNEWS cares!
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