Skip to comments.Senator Santorum Comments on Release of Valuable Information in Pre-War Documents Discovered in Iraq
Posted on 11/03/2006 9:04:48 AM PST by Ooh-Ah
Lewisburg, PA -- Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, commented today on a story published in The New York Times that calls to question the release of valuable information contained in captured pre-war documents discovered in Iraq.
It is incumbent on the President, as our Commander in Chief, to hold members of the intelligence community accountable to the law if an error was made in improperly posting sensitive information on the Internet.
In the legislation that I authored, and in correspondence with the President, the Director of National Intelligence, John Negroponte, and Defense Secretary Rumsfeld, I have always stressed that we must guard against the dangerous disclosure of classified information in the interest of national security.
Releasing captured Iraq documents is imperative to prevailing in our military campaign in Iraq. These documents are necessary to help the American people understand the nature of the threat we face and the justification for our invasion of Iraq. There are many things that need to be done in this war, but none of them will happen unless the American people come to grips with the terrible fact that we are at war, and there is no way to escape it.
Senator Santorum introduced legislation in March requiring the Director of National Intelligence to make available military documents and photographs recovered in Iraq and Afghanistan. Specifically, the bill requires the Director of National Intelligence to make publicly available on an Internet website documents captured in Afghanistan or Iraq during Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, or Operation Iraqi Freedom. The legislation authorizes the Director of National Intelligence to withhold making a document publicly available if the release of the materials would be harmful to America's national security interests.
Why did I NOT read, "Saddam was a year away from a Nuclear Weapon?"
JVERITAS Responds to the 11/3 NYT Article Regarding Iraq Nuclear Program.
November 3rd 2006 | jveritas
Posted on 11/02/2006 8:48:45 PM PST by jveritas
Edited on 11/02/2006 11:06:31 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
The New York Times article to be published on November 3rd 2006 is about the US putting some captured Iraqi documents on the Foreign Military Intelligence Office (FMSO) website that talks about what the NYT and the IAEA call sensitive information from Iraq 1996 "Full, Final, and Complete Declaration FFCD presented to the UN and IAEA in 1996 and that talks about Iraq nuclear clandestine program. The IAEA and the New York Times claim that Iran may be using some of the technology in this FFCD which is a laughable idea as shown below.
excerpt/please go to the link below for Jveritas complete response to the Ny Slimes girly boys.
Why is he blasting the President?
Seems to me that he should be shouting that Iraq was within a year of having an atomic bomb.
I think that he's trying to say that Saddam Hussein had a nuclear weapons program. ;)
I musta missed something.
Since when is the New York Times concerned abou National Security?
And why don't they hold themselves up to the same standard?
Republicans Have Nothing To Fear Except Themselves
Quick, call Wilson, Plame and the owners/controllers of the NY Slimes, Washington Compost and of course ABCNNBCBS.
They should know about this "latest" development.
cc: Fitzy, the biases/ stupid A$$ed one.
Merry Fitzmas to all the rats running for reelection or election.
But, that ain't gonna stop the military hating leftist, dictator loving, anti-war code pinko traitors or any other socialist, communist, marxist loving, American hating assholes on the planet. Now, will it? If they saw a mushroom cloud over a US city, they'd claim satan Bush did it, just like they say he knocked the towers down.
SWtuff is happening fast...maybe this action from Santorum caused them to shutdown the site.
Rove at work again?
Thanks, I was really confused!
Good move by Santorum. Now it will be really hard for the mediots in charge of the MSM to ignore this new reality.
Rush, Sean and Hugh will have a field day with this, and so will we.
I will be off most of the weekend. My birthday is Sunday, and we are picking up the Grandkids today. They watch me like a hawk if I try to come to the computer. Their parents and Uncle will be here Saturday night or Sunday.
Typo ...SWtuff should be Stuff....