Skip to comments.Big Media catch up to The US Report on Saddam's WMDs
Posted on 12/13/2010 6:01:57 PM PST by Crush
The US Report featured an analysis about WikiLeaks publication of official military documents disclosing weapons of mass destruction in Saddam Husseins Iraq. I wrote my column on November 9. Big media is just now discovering the significance and its obvious the political fact based on a liethere were no WMDs in Iraqwas part of an overall, continuing assassination of US leadership.
But there's more to this story than WikiLeaks.
I focused not only on the WikiLeaks disclosure but on the tie-in to the Oil for Food scandal the United Nations (in my opinion) enabled.
Wired Magazine admitted WMDs were in Iraq and US troops continued to find them. Columnist Noah Shachtman wrote: Remnants of Saddams toxic arsenal, largely destroyed after the Gulf War, remained. Jihadists, insurgents and foreign (possibly Iranian) agitators turned to these stockpiles during the Iraq conflict and may have brewed up their own deadly agents.
Shachtman is no neoconhe downplayed the findings. Progressives attacked him anyway for divulging the truth. If you really want to have some fun, read the angry comments progs posted because they just couldnt bear seeing a fellow prog tell an unwelcome truth.
In my November column, I summed up why I think anti-war sentiment was flamed so intenselythere were billions at stake, hinging on letting Saddam continue business as usual. The UN turned a blind eye, paying lip service only to the issue. Crooks made millions.
Former president George W. Bush writes about the Iraq problem at length in his memoir Decision Points.
Bush reminds us of the context. A unanimous UN Security Council resolution spelled out serious consequences if Saddam continued to defy inspections to verify he did not have WMDs...
I’m enjoying GWB’s book, but haven’t gotten to this part, yet.
It just doesn't make sense to me.
The Bush Lied People Died folks.
The people who believed Joe Wilson when he said Saddam was not trying to get yellow cake, but didn't know that he already had 500,000 pounds of it.