Skip to comments.So I Guess The FMSO Documents Are Legit...NY Times says some Saddam documents are dangerous....
Posted on 11/03/2006 10:16:23 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Over the past year or so, I have provided CQ readers with a number of translations from key Iraqi Intelligence Service documents that have been translated by either the FMSO or by Joseph Shahda of the Free Republic website. I even engaged two interpreters to verify one particularly explosive memo last April, after Shahda published his own translation. That memo dealt with IIS plans to get volunteers for suicide missions to 'strike American interests".
One particular criticism that appeared with each new translation was that the documents were never proven genuine, although no one could explain the logic behind the US government hiding these documents in Iraqi Arabic among an avalanche of mundanity, only to shove it onto a shelf for years until Congress authorized their release to the Internet. Now we find another verification of their authenticity, this time from the New York Times, which reports today that the documents constitute a national-security threat:
(Excerpt) Read more at captainsquartersblog.com ...
I guess the NY Slimes now believes they are the REAL THING and that the administration is incompetent for allowing them to be published online.
Never mind that IRAQ was within a YEAR of having a NUCLEAR WEAPON!!
THE REASON, according to the left that the US went to war with IRAQ has been PROVEN with SADDAM's OWN documents and authenicated by the NY TIMES.
But let's IGNORE that to further slime Bush and his team!!!
.......Amazing world, the left, lives in, huh?
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Earlier today, I ordered Americas armed forces to strike military and security targets in Iraq. They are joined by British forces. Their mission is to attack Iraqs nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and its military capacity to threaten its neighbors
The Bush Derangement Syndrome at the NY Times has reached such yelpingly mad levels that the Times its inevitable breakdown is nigh. The most telling symptom (besides yesterdays outright lying) of an impending crash is now manifesting itself as the Times inability to reason or use simple logic.
In the papers insatiable hunger to destroy the Evil Enemy Bush and His Minions, they have frontpaged this story:
U.S. Web Archive Is Said to Reveal a Nuclear Primer
Among the dozens of documents in English were Iraqi reports written in the 1990s and in 2002 for United Nations inspectors in charge of making sure Iraq abandoned its unconventional arms programs after the Persian Gulf war. Experts say that at the time, Mr. Husseins scientists were on the verge of building an atom bomb, as little as a year away.
Yeah! In the wee small hours of some morning, President Bush, the stupidest (and most evil!) man in the world personally uploaded into the web ALL OF IRAQS NUCLEAR PLANS, drawings, diagrams, equations. (Ummm actually Congress put this stuff online, but never mind about that. Its not like they gave tech information to China, or nuclear power to North Korea, but I digress).
So, the NY Times twirls its mustache and writes:
Stupid Evil Bush Reveals Saddams Nuke Plans, and He was Only a Year Away from Having Nukes and
Times Peon #1: HOLY CRAP, Mr. Keller, did we just validate everything Dick Cheney and Colin Powell and stupid evil George Bush said to the UN? When were spilling secrets, were not supposed to do that!
Keller: OMG, WE DID! We DID validate these scheming nazi theocon bastards!!!
Times Peon #2: And and and what about Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame and those sixteen words Bush said you know, the impeachable 16 words about the Brit intelligence and the Yellowcake! Jim Geraghty at TKS says we might have freaking validated that story, too!
Keller: Ohhhhhh crap! And freaking bloggers! Okay, lets spin this, baby, spin it! All hands on deck! Turn this ship around! Call Chris Matthews! Call MoDo - no, wait, dont call her, shell make it worse by pretending to be Emma Peel, or something - call Bob Herbert! Hes a wiz at shifting the rudder! Spin, spin! Call Olbermann!
Peon #3: Aye, Aye, captain! Uh, sir, Olbermann is chewing floorboard and Matthews is crying, again. Should we call Judith Miller, sir?
Keller: Jesus God Almighty! No, no, just let her stay buried!
Times Peon #2: There is no God but Allah, sir, and Mohammed is his prophet. Be careful with those acclamations or we might get into trouble with Islamofa-
Keller: Dont you say Islamofascists, Peon! You know the only fascists on this planet live in the White House and some place in Kansas
Times Peon #2: Sorry sir, lost my head - a confusing day. Anyway, we want them on our side, sir, the ummmm non-fascist Islamists. Theyre telling people that the Democrats should win this election!
Keller: Exactly. Thank you, Peon, youre a good man for reminding me about them. Youre right, this is no time to lose our heads!
Times Peon #1: Hah-haha, good pun, sir!
Keller: Pun, hell, Im quite serious! (Pounding well-coiffed head against the newsrooms fifth column) I gotta think gotta think we need we require we gotta get Clinton in on this, no choice, only Clinton can spin this thing as adroitly as were going to need!
Times Peon #3: Which Clinton would that be, sir? Bill Clinton was on the cover of Time Magazine calling Saddam out in 1998 and saying he had WMD and possibly nukes! Hillary Clinton said in 2003 that the intelligence that stupid evil Bush was showing congress was consistant with what we saw in the White House in the 1990s.
Times Peon #2: And besides, sir, youre going to have a hard time using Clinton if the bloggers start reminding everyone about the nuke trigger he gave to Iran in 2000!
Keller: (under his breath) Damn! Freaking Clintons, can never count on them for anything! What about Gore!
Times Peon #1: Unavailable, sir! Flying a private jet to Iceland to warn about Global Warning, the biggest threat facing the world at this time, as you know!
Keller: Kobayashi Maru?
Peon #2: Fiction, sir. Star Trek, I think?
Keller: Albright! Gimmee Albright!
Times Peon #3: Under the desk with her head down on her knees, sir, with Byron Calame! Shes in a sort of trance muttering this over and over again: Iraq is a long way from [here], but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face. I knew that when I said it on Feb 18, 1998. She keeps saying it, sir. And Calame is saying, Banking data, NSA leak no way out, no way out, no way out.
Times Peon #1: Albright and Calame have gone bye-bye, sir.
Keller: I always did think they were the same person alright, you know what? Get Kerry. Bring on John Kerry! He was a sailor! Hell spin this wheel and turn us aright! He knows how to get out the information we want gotten out. And besides, he owes us! We shot down the Swiftboat Vets and never asked to see Kerrys milrecords, and we and got him an extra 10-15% in 2004!
Keller: Okay,dammit, then sound the sirens! Dive! Dive! Dive!
Times Peon #2: Sir, were not a submarine, we are the majestic shining jewel of the journalistic sea! We are The TIMESTANIC!
Times Peon #1: Iceberg, straigh ahead!
Hate consumes the hater and the NY Times is killing itself because it hates stupid evil George W. Bush and all you unsophisticated, knuckledragging little red-staters stupid enough to believe him, too. Oh, and every chance they can get, theyre going to weaken our defenses against people like Saddam, and countries like Iran, and North Korea. Until, of course, there is a someone with a D after her/his name once again skulking about the Oval Office.
In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including al Qaeda members
It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons.
Sen. Hillary Clinton (D, NY), Oct 10, 2002
In my experience, Ed Morrissey is going to be the go-to Captain on this story, so check back with him throughout the day. He more than anyone (and certainly not the mediating intelligences of the press) has been keeping track of the slow, steady translations workand the info were gleaning from 45,000 boxes of Iraqi documents no one else seems to care about.
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The libs and their allies in the MSM are just too stupid.
See post #4....
Interesting isn't it. These documents are dangerous and these idiots at the Slimes claim it gave Iran info. on how to build a nuke which they now claim makes the world more dangerous. Yet funny how this same information in the hands of Saddam Hussein wasn't dangerous enough to justify overthrowing his regime.
These liberals are so crazed with trying to tip this election to the Dems. they'll shoot themselves in the foot in the process by admitting Saddam was dangerous and indeed working to get nuclear weapons. But that's not the story line of this. The story line is "Bush is incompetent." We live in an Alice in Wonderland nation right now.
You can lead a liberal to wisdom, but you can't make him think!...............
I supported the war and the reasons for it all along, but I never, ever suspected that Iraq was that close.
I knew for a fact that there were WMD. I had hard evidence of that within a few months of arriving here in '04. But I never knew that it was this bad.
Thanks for the ping, Ernest.
I've noticed 3 things about this story:
1) The NYT, the country's premiere leaker of national security secrets is suddenly concerned that nuclear secrets are released and might be used by rogue nations? That doesn't pass the smell test.
2) I remember full well when the NYT questioned the veracity of captured documents which proved Saddam's relationship with Al Qaeda and his ongoing WMD program. And now that they think the administration has done something damaging with the release of some documents, the NYT believes every word of the translated documents?
3) So I have a question for the NYT: What is their opinion with regard to Saddam's nuclear program? Was it ongoing or did the president lie? They can't have it both ways.
I'm sure I'll think of more, but I have to stop laughing first.
See the Jewel ....from the Anchoress website...at post #4....
I knew there was something I forgot :-)
That whole post is beautiful and needs to be read and re-read to fully appreciate it. Thanks for the ping to that; it's a keeper.
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So, this is the big NYTimes story that was being hyped tonight: "U.S. Web Archive Is Said to Reveal a Nuclear Guide:"
Last March, the federal government set up a Web site to make public a vast archive of Iraqi documents captured during the war. The Bush administration did so under pressure from Congressional Republicans who said they hoped to leverage the Internet to find new evidence of the prewar dangers posed by Saddam Hussein.
See link for more.....
See post #4....for a good laugh!
Rep. Hoekstra's response to the NYT is a thing of beauty as well. He denies that ANYONE warned the goverment/Congress about the danger posed in those documents.
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