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U.S. State Department Memo Confirms: Saddam Hussein 'Was' Developing Nuclear Bomb
Associated Press (Court Exhibits from Scooter Libbey Trial) ^ | April 25, 2008 | Christian Citizens of America

Posted on 04/25/2008 4:34:45 PM PDT by Moseley

MEDIA ADVISORY, April 25 /Christian Newswire/ -- The trial of Scooter Libbey proved one thing: Bush and Cheney were right -- along with Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, John Kerry, and every other Democrat and responsible world leader.

Saddam Hussein WAS indeed actively working to develop and build a nuclear bomb, and posed a threat of a nuclear holocaust against American famlies. An internal memo from the U.S. State Department was declassified at the insistence of Scooter Libbey's defense attorneys (against Foggy Bottom's wishes). The memo has been posted by the ASSOCIATED PRESS at --

http://wid.ap.org/documents/libbytrial/jan23/DX71.pdf

And the memo is fully explained at:

http://www.ConservativeEvents.com/SaddamsNukes.html

Although the State Department in the memo tries to downplay the risk, THE BOTTOM OF PAGE 8 AND TOP OF PAGE 9 LET SLIP the truth that Saddam Hussein was seeking uranium yellowcake -- which was clearly for development of a nuclear bomb.

So, what did we find when the curtain of anti-Bush propaganda was pulled back? The anti-war, anti-Bush U.S. State Department Department has known all along that Saddam Hussein tried to buy uranium ore (yellowcake) from the impoverished African nation of Niger.

The June 2003 Memo reveals that THEN Prime Minister of NIGER, Ibrahim Mayaki, reported to the U.S. State Department in early 2002 that Iraq tried to buy uranium "yellow cake" (ore). This information confirmed other reports such as those by "Saddam's Bomb Maker" Khidhir Hamza.

And yet Iraq already had stockpiles of uranium yellowcake... being watched by the United Nations. Iraq had no reason to buy MORE uranium... yet Iraq used scarce funds to try to buy even more -- covertly.

Therefore, Condoleeza Rice, George Bush, Dick Cheney, and everyone else had solid reasons to believe that Iraq posed a serious nuclear threat to the United States.

Following the philosophy "the enemy of my enemy is my friend," Saddam Hussein would surely have handed a functioning nuclear bomb to terrorist groups able to smuggle a nuclear warhead across America's Mexican border, and kill millions of people in a U.S. city.

Niger emphatically refused to sell Iraq the uranium. Later, forged documents emerged purporting to show that Niger agreed, even offering a forged contract. Those documents are absolutely false. NIGER NEVER AGREED.

BUT SADDAM HUSSEIN DID TRY. Saddam tried to get uranium, under the table, outside the awareness of the UN and the IAEA.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bush; cheney; iraq; iraqinukes; niger; nukes; powell; prequel; prewarintelligence; rice; saddam; wmd; yellowcake

1 posted on 04/25/2008 4:34:45 PM PDT by Moseley
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To: Fedora; Calpernia; piasa

Ping


2 posted on 04/25/2008 4:41:11 PM PDT by freema (Proud Marine Niece, Daughter, Wife, Friend, Sister, Cousin, Mom and FRiend)
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To: Moseley
It's not much of an exaggeration to say that Nigeria has three main things available for export: sand, migrant workers and yellowcake. The idea an Iraqi “trade delegation” went there for anything but yellowcake is absurd.
3 posted on 04/25/2008 4:42:00 PM PDT by colorado tanker (Number nine, number nine, number nine . . .)
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To: smoothsailing; jazusamo; Just A Nobody

ping


4 posted on 04/25/2008 4:42:01 PM PDT by freema (Proud Marine Niece, Daughter, Wife, Friend, Sister, Cousin, Mom and FRiend)
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To: Moseley

“Bush lied” bump


5 posted on 04/25/2008 4:42:50 PM PDT by Dajjal
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To: Moseley

I wished they declassified Wilson’s closed door Senate testimony for the trial. They still should,


6 posted on 04/25/2008 4:48:20 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Who Would Montgomery Brewster Choose?)
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To: Moseley

After all that “16 words” crap....BUSH WAS RIGHT.


7 posted on 04/25/2008 4:49:23 PM PDT by icwhatudo
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To: Moseley

Does this mean that Valarie Plame and Joe Wilson lied to us? And the State Department actually told the truth for a change?


8 posted on 04/25/2008 4:54:12 PM PDT by Vigilanteman ((Are there any men left in Washington? Or are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud))
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To: Moseley

Does this mean that Valarie Plame and Joe Wilson lied to us? And the State Department actually told the truth for a change?


9 posted on 04/25/2008 4:54:12 PM PDT by Vigilanteman ((Are there any men left in Washington? Or are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud))
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To: Moseley

Does this mean that Valarie Plame and Joe Wilson lied to us? And the State Department actually told the truth for a change?


10 posted on 04/25/2008 4:54:13 PM PDT by Vigilanteman ((Are there any men left in Washington? Or are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud))
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To: Moseley

Does this mean that Valarie Plame and Joe Wilson lied to us? And the State Department actually told the truth for a change?


11 posted on 04/25/2008 4:54:13 PM PDT by Vigilanteman ((Are there any men left in Washington? Or are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud))
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To: Moseley

Does this mean that Valarie Plame and Joe Wilson lied to us? And the State Department actually told the truth for a change?


12 posted on 04/25/2008 4:54:13 PM PDT by Vigilanteman ((Are there any men left in Washington? Or are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud))
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To: icwhatudo

Yup. The “Death to America” crowd in the American media tried to make Yellow Cake a joke — but Saddam was pure evil and this was no joke.


13 posted on 04/25/2008 5:13:08 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: colorado tanker

Niger.


14 posted on 04/25/2008 5:14:28 PM PDT by PLMerite ("Unarmed, one can only flee from Evil. But Evil isn't overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper)
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To: Moseley

Bump for reference


15 posted on 04/25/2008 5:14:42 PM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: freema
Thanks for the "we already knew this, but the stupid Enemedia refused to admit it" ping!

Good News! Now, charge that treasonous b-turd Joe "I'm a lying scum of the earth" Wilson and his stupid b---h wife and throw them in prison.

16 posted on 04/25/2008 5:17:14 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Moseley

Well, why didn’t W bring this up during the whole state of the nation speech brouhaha?


17 posted on 04/25/2008 5:26:32 PM PDT by Mr. Peabody
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To: icwhatudo
BUSH WAS RIGHT

YEP!

18 posted on 04/25/2008 5:27:27 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Moseley

Bush was right...
http://youtube.com/watch?v=o-z2D9lo9-8&feature=related


19 posted on 04/25/2008 5:28:28 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("We have to drain the swamp" George Bush, September 2001)
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To: Just A Nobody

That’s a really great video you posted!


20 posted on 04/25/2008 5:31:32 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("We have to drain the swamp" George Bush, September 2001)
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Ping for reference.


21 posted on 04/25/2008 5:31:53 PM PDT by bcsco (To heck with a third party. We need a second one....)
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To: freema; Just A Nobody

Thanks for the ping, Ma.

Being that Justa kinda covered all the bases inre to joe and his b-—h wife I’ll just add a “DITTO”. ;-)


22 posted on 04/25/2008 5:38:21 PM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

LOL! Beat you by a minute. Different version tho.


23 posted on 04/25/2008 5:40:13 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: colorado tanker
"It's not much of an exaggeration to say that Nigeria has three main things available for export: sand, migrant workers and yellowcake. The idea an Iraqi “trade delegation” went there for anything but yellowcake is absurd."

We're talking about Niger, not Nigeria (names are close, but they're different countries). I understand that Niger also has lots of goats and lots of chickpeas (really) so maybe Saddam had his eye on some sexy goats to be fed on a diet of chickpeas..... in reality, though, no rational person can doubt that the approach to Niger was about uranium. That leaves bloviating Joe Wilson as most obviously NOT a rational (or honest) person.
24 posted on 04/25/2008 5:40:40 PM PDT by Enchante (Obama: All you dumb, bitter "typical white people" must learn to say "God D--n America!")
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Thanks! I didn’t see your reply before my last post to you. ;*)


25 posted on 04/25/2008 5:41:09 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Just A Nobody

BUMP for The Right Brothers!


26 posted on 04/25/2008 5:42:24 PM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: jazusamo
I’ll just add .....

Slacker!


;*)

27 posted on 04/25/2008 5:42:26 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: jazusamo

I love that song! If you noticed the backdrop during the close up of them playing their guitars, that was the huge hand made flag we used at the Support the Troops and Their Mission Rally in 2005, where the Right Brothers performed this song live!


28 posted on 04/25/2008 5:45:50 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: jveritas

Ping.


29 posted on 04/25/2008 5:46:16 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (Thomas Sowell for President)
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To: Just A Nobody

That video is great, I’ve seen it before and have it filed away. Thanks for the background on it, I didn’t realize that.


30 posted on 04/25/2008 5:49:43 PM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: jazusamo; tgslTakoma; kristinn
Thanks for the background on it, I didn’t realize that.

There is much more to it, but I can't remember it all.
I think children, maybe of deployed soldiers, made and decorated the squares and they were then sewn together to make a giant 30 foot flag. IIRC, they made this at Fort Benning.

Calling backup for help on the Huge Flag.

31 posted on 04/25/2008 5:56:09 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Just A Nobody

bttt


32 posted on 04/25/2008 5:58:43 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: Moseley

BUMP-TO-THE-TRUTH!


33 posted on 04/25/2008 5:58:52 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Moseley
Has the leftist propaganda campaign been so successful?

Coupled with the lack of interest by Bush and Co., not surprising.

34 posted on 04/25/2008 6:02:34 PM PDT by Rome2000 (Peace is not an option)
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To: Just A Nobody
I like your version better.
Those images really remind me of why Bush's place in history will be a good one.
35 posted on 04/25/2008 6:03:07 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("We have to drain the swamp" George Bush, September 2001)
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To: Mr. Peabody
Well, why didn’t W bring this up during the whole state of the nation speech brouhaha?

Wouldn't be prudent?

Bush and OIL don't mix iuf the salad is US interests.

36 posted on 04/25/2008 6:04:37 PM PDT by Rome2000 (Peace is not an option)
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To: Rome2000

Bush has no more desire to fight, except maybe to screw conservatives on immigration or create Hamastan out of more of Israel.


37 posted on 04/25/2008 6:13:57 PM PDT by rmlew (There is no god but G_d and Moses is his Prophet.)
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To: Moseley; All

my guess all along has been that rogue u.s. intelligence agents/staff/operatives knew/participated in/acquiesced in the production of the phony documents, and getting them into the “intelligence stream”, working with peers in other nation’s intelligence services and did so, intentionally, NOT to provide proof of the factual knowledge of Saddam’s ATTEMPTS, but to discredit THAT TRUTH by presenting a lie and then presenting that lie, falsely, as part of our claim


38 posted on 04/25/2008 6:15:09 PM PDT by Wuli (.)
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To: Just A Nobody

You can't get dumber than these two.

39 posted on 04/25/2008 6:16:29 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagon)
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To: Moseley

The AP is reporting this? I’m amazed.


40 posted on 04/25/2008 10:16:39 PM PDT by TigersEye (Berlin 1936. Beijing 2008. Moscow 1980 Olympic Games for murdering regimes.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Agreed! In spite of the BDS here on FR.


41 posted on 04/26/2008 8:44:22 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Wuli
NOT to provide proof of the factual knowledge of Saddam’s ATTEMPTS, but to discredit THAT TRUTH by presenting a lie and then presenting that lie, falsely, as part of our claim

Bump!

42 posted on 04/26/2008 8:46:39 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: BerryDingle
You can't get dumber than these two.

No, but you gotta admit...they sure received their 15 minutes of fame and millions of dollars as they betrayed their country!

43 posted on 04/26/2008 8:48:08 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: freema

Thanks for the ping!


44 posted on 04/26/2008 12:26:49 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: Vigilanteman

Remember that the State Department did not know that the memo was ever going to be publicly released.


45 posted on 06/09/2008 4:46:10 PM PDT by Moseley (http://www.TheBidenQuiz.com)
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To: Mr. Peabody

Because Bush is incompetent when it comes to ANY public relations on ANY topic....


46 posted on 06/09/2008 4:47:26 PM PDT by Moseley (http://www.TheBidenQuiz.com)
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To: Moseley

Wasn’t it a couple of years ago that it was released that many of Saddam’s generals thought he was developing or planning to develop WMDs. That was good enough for me. Now this; icing on the cake, yellow that is.


47 posted on 06/09/2008 4:48:25 PM PDT by purpleraine
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To: purpleraine

BRAVO! Icing on the yellowcake... that deserves a hearty well done!


48 posted on 06/09/2008 4:52:38 PM PDT by Moseley (http://www.TheBidenQuiz.com)
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To: Moseley

Thanx! Slices all around.


49 posted on 06/09/2008 4:54:05 PM PDT by purpleraine
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To: Moseley

Since one “Fireside Chat” style press conference from Bush would years ago have dispelled this issue completely and made the Democrats look like morons into the bargain, I can only presume the Administration has chosen to take the huge public relations hit to themselves and the entire Republican Party in order to protect some other interests.


50 posted on 06/09/2008 4:54:54 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("One man's 'magic' is another man's engineering. 'Supernatural' is a null word." -- Robert Heinlein)
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