Skip to comments.Saddam Said He Faked Having WMDs
Posted on 07/02/2009 7:03:04 AM PDT by steve-b
Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein told an FBI interviewer before he was hanged that he led the world to believe that his country had weapons of mass destruction because he did not want to appear weak to the Islamic Republic of Iran, according to declassified FBI documents released Wednesday.
Hussein was quoted as saying that he was so concerned about radical Iranian leaders that he was ready to sign a security agreement with the United States guaranteeing protection from Iran....
Hussein also referred to Osama Bin Laden as a "zealot" and said that he did not deal with al-Qaida....
(Excerpt) Read more at jpost.com ...
That’s OK. The Obamaloon is faking having a brain.
The truth is that if we had not taken out Saddam, both Iran and Iraq would probably now be close to building a bomb. There is no doubt of Saddam's intent and desire to possess WMDs, we've seen what he did to his own people.
All those trucks that left Iraq right before the shock and awe...someone somewhere at least has a lot of chemicals.
Hey, Saddam — how did that work out for you?
Well, he was kind of painted into a corner.
Sun Tzu is said to have said “When weak, feign strength; when strong, feign weakness”.
Saddam was simultaneously trying to make the Iranians think he had WMDs, while at the same time trying to make the UN think he didn’t.
Sucked to be him.
Old news. He wanted the Iranians to believe he had WMD so desperately that he denied ever having them every step of the way right to his dying breath.
But of course, the leftists will hang this lying, mass-murdering monster’s every word if it will help them further discredit GWB. That’s also old new.
If that were true Sadam, how’d that work out for ya’?
“NOT TOO GOOD!”
Let me know if you ever get an answer from the OP (snicker).
Very true about his thoughts re:Iran. That much I will accept, because that is EXACTLY Iran’s intention, and has always been. The Iran-Iraq war was fought over that exact area.
Of course Sadaam could have been lying.But this is a plausible scenario just as certainly as was him having destroyed the WMDs in the weeks leading up to the war or his having moved them to Syria (which certainly explains all the truck activity at the border before the war).
Either way.....he faked it....he destroyed them....he moved them....the invasion was still justifiable.I've seen *many* quotes from prominent RATS during the late 90's and early this decade...including from BillyBob himself...telling us of how dangerous Sadaam was and how he needed to be *strongly* dealt with.
Convince the world you have X, don’t be surprised the world responds as if you have X.
This helps defuse the “there weren’t any WMDs!” mantra: ok, so he didn’t - but he admits having worked hard to convince the world he did, and we acted appropriately based on his deliberate misrepresentation.
So, how did that work out Stretch?
He lied about lying.
“All those trucks that left Iraq right before the shock and awe...someone somewhere at least has a lot of chemicals. “
I think that mysterious explosion in Syria in which the Israelis were blamed covered up whatever Saddam sent out of country.
I've heard that said on more than one occasion. Well he got his wish. Maybe he should have squealed before the shock and awe started.
I’m sure that the Kurds are relieved to hear this claim......
See #34. He faked faking...lied about lying.
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