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Saddam's Ignored Documents of Death
StrategyPage ^ | May 9, 2006 | Harold C. Hutchison

Posted on 05/09/2006 4:15:24 AM PDT by Cannoneer No. 4

The documents recovered in the wake of the liberation of Iraq didn't just prove connections to terrorist groups. They are also showing how Saddam Hussein was looking for weapons of mass destruction. These documents, widely ignored by the mainstream media, tend to back up the reasons for taking out Saddam's regime in the first place. Some of these documents are being translated by a blogger who goes by alias jveritas.

Prior to the document release by the U.S. government, two documents were provided to Cybercast News Service in 2004. These documents showed efforts to acquire mustard gas and anthrax. These contracts were apparently issued in 1999 and 2000, after Operation Desert Fox.

The first such document is CMPC-2004-004404 (can be viewed via Google), which concerns aluminum tubing. The media focused on the Iraq Study Group's claim that the tubing was used for an 81-millimeter rocket. However, this document points out that the purchase of 50,000 tubes was a matter of concern to Saddam Hussein and the Deputy Prime Minister. This is an unusual level of interest for conventional rockets.

The next document in this regard is CMPC-2004-000167, which discusses a simulation reactor. What is critical about this document is that it shows what Saddam was doing when the inspectors were away. It also shows that when they returned, the regime ceased work – and tried to hide what it was up to.

A third document, ISGZ-2004-007589, discusses concealment efforts for various programs. This undated document shows that Saddam's regime had no intention of complying with the UN resolutions. It also shows that the intelligence that was acquired could have been off – because of ongoing deception operations by Saddam's regime.

Finally, there is document CMPC-2003-016083, which discusses the development of nerve gas detectors. This was one of the things Saddam was prohibited from having – not to leave Iraq defenseless, but to deter Iraq from using chemical weapons in an offensive capability. Nerve gas detectors can tell whether or not a gas attack is blowing back on the troops who launched it, and by adding this level of uncertainty to any attack, it was thought Saddam would be less likely to develop and use chemical weapons.

One thing is clear from these documents: Saddam Hussein was clearly attempting to acquire weapons of mass destruction. With the collapse of the UN sanctions and the corruption of the oil-for-food program, it was only a matter of time before Saddam acquired these weapons.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iraq; iraqiintelligence; jveritas; prewardocs; saddam
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1 posted on 05/09/2006 4:15:26 AM PDT by Cannoneer No. 4
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To: Calpernia
The former Freeper hchutch has a blog, Called As Seen. Blogging is harder than freeping, but you don't get banned or suspended much.
2 posted on 05/09/2006 4:26:46 AM PDT by Cannoneer No. 4 (Civilian Irregular Information Defense Group http://cannoneerno4.wordpress.com)
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To: Peach

ping.


3 posted on 05/09/2006 4:28:12 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Cannoneer No. 4
One thing is clear from these documents: Saddam Hussein was clearly attempting to acquire weapons of mass destruction.

Acquire them? We were told he already had stockpiles of them? What's your point?

If the DBM were to bring this up it would only inforce the notion by the KOOK left that Saddam never had WMD...

Have you been reading what's been posted by the translator for two months or did you just come to this revelation?

4 posted on 05/09/2006 4:31:13 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Words Mean Things...)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4; jveritas; dighton
I remember when Hutch opussed from FR sometime right after Terri Schiavo's death. Apparently, like many others of the opus persuasion, he's still hanging around. :-)

JV, you're featured again. Keep up the great work!

5 posted on 05/09/2006 4:34:05 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: Congressman Billybob; Howlin; neverdem; Calpernia; Cannoneer No. 4
The tubing was for their enrichment facility.

Much of the problem is (was) that Saddamn's own bureaucrats within his WMD program were lying and stretching their reports about what THEY were doing in order to conceal problems.

Then hem Saddamn, would lie and stretch the truth and exaggerate HIS WMD program even more to impress enemies and appear more important (not impotent!) than what he really was.

You can't find material if you're looking for a lie.

But, your intelligence estimates, based on an attitude of "we are NOT sure of what we are looking for, but I'd better err on the side of caution since EVERYBODY KNOWS he has WMD's and is ready to use them" only reinforces the theme.

So, indirect evidence and hints and false reports about false status only dig the hole deeper.

Made worse now by democrat liberals INSIDE the CIA and State Dept who are desperate to shore up the democrats/erode Bush's credibility.
6 posted on 05/09/2006 4:34:16 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: jveritas

ping


7 posted on 05/09/2006 4:36:39 AM PDT by Cannoneer No. 4 (Civilian Irregular Information Defense Group http://cannoneerno4.wordpress.com)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4
Blogging is harder than freeping, but you don't get banned or suspended much.

Probably don't opus as much either. :-D

8 posted on 05/09/2006 4:37:19 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: Coop

04/01/2005 is the date of his last post. Of course, anybody can lurk.


9 posted on 05/09/2006 4:41:14 AM PDT by Cannoneer No. 4 (Civilian Irregular Information Defense Group http://cannoneerno4.wordpress.com)
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To: Coop

You got a problem with hutch's opus?


10 posted on 05/09/2006 4:45:20 AM PDT by Cannoneer No. 4 (Civilian Irregular Information Defense Group http://cannoneerno4.wordpress.com)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4

No, not hutch's opus. All opuses. (opi?) :-)


11 posted on 05/09/2006 4:52:15 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: Coop

Just to please you, when I go I won't write one.


12 posted on 05/09/2006 4:58:25 AM PDT by Cannoneer No. 4 (Civilian Irregular Information Defense Group http://cannoneerno4.wordpress.com)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4
Oh, please do. I'll make fun of it just like I do all the others.

You seem to be taking my dislike of opi awfully personally. LOL

13 posted on 05/09/2006 5:05:05 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: Coop

Thank you very much for the ping Coop.


14 posted on 05/09/2006 5:24:35 AM PDT by jveritas (Hate can never win elections.)
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To: Coop

Opuses I don't care much about. It's threadjacking I don't appreciate.


15 posted on 05/09/2006 5:26:06 AM PDT by Cannoneer No. 4 (Civilian Irregular Information Defense Group http://cannoneerno4.wordpress.com)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4

Then let it go.


16 posted on 05/09/2006 5:26:37 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Thanks for the ping, Jet. I know the Bush administration is forward looking, but I wish either the administration or some high profile Republicans would start talking about these things; it's the one thing that could turn the tide of public opinion about Iraq.


17 posted on 05/09/2006 5:49:09 AM PDT by Peach
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To: Coop

" All opuses. (opi?) :-)"

The latin plural of opus is "opera".


18 posted on 05/09/2006 9:48:44 AM PDT by rfp1234 (I've had it up to my keyster with these leaks!!! - - - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4

You also need to be able to write though :P

I'm a compiler....not a composer

I still have your freepmail link for review.

I will follow up soon.


19 posted on 05/09/2006 11:02:02 AM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: eyespysomething

Pretty sure you haven't pinged this one, but as I've proved in the past I am frequently wrong.


20 posted on 05/09/2006 7:12:08 PM PDT by SittinYonder (Como se llama, bonita, mi casa, su casa)
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