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Iraq-al Qaeda link found
CNN ^ | April 27,2003 | LONDON, England (AP)

Posted on 04/27/2003 3:34:28 PM PDT by Kay Soze

Edited on 04/29/2004 2:02:28 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

LONDON, England (AP) --Documents discovered in the bombed out headquarters of Iraq's intelligence service provide evidence of a direct link between Saddam Hussein's regime and Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda terrorist network, a newspaper reported Sunday.

Papers found Saturday by journalists working for the Sunday Telegraph reveal that an al Qaeda envoy met with officials in Baghdad in March 1998, the newspaper reported.


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France aided Iraq which aided Al Qeda.

France is an enemy nation of terrorists and must be dealt with as we dealt with Afghanistan and Iraq.

France helped kill 3,000 Us citizens in New York on Sept 11,2001.

1 posted on 04/27/2003 3:34:29 PM PDT by Kay Soze
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To: Kay Soze
The dots have been connected.
2 posted on 04/27/2003 3:37:16 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Kay Soze
Always remember that French fought the US enroute to get Hitler.

France did all they could to stop Reagan from getting Kadafi

France did all it could to keep Saddam in power. Saddam was using Al Qeada to kill US citizens.

France hates the US and Israel and has been covertly killing US citizens and Isralies.

3 posted on 04/27/2003 3:38:50 PM PDT by Kay Soze (For every 100 Osamas created in the fight on terrorism - we shall simply elect one more "W")
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To: Kay Soze
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4 posted on 04/27/2003 3:39:20 PM PDT by annyokie
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To: Kay Soze
But
Ted
Kennedy
says
"The
case
has
not
been
made!"

5 posted on 04/27/2003 3:39:48 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat (I'm SO glad to no longer be associated with the Party of Dependence on Government.)
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To: anniegetyourgun
My preference is that this not be revealed at this time. Let the RATs bitch and moan for about a year about "no evidence of links to Ben laden" and " no WMD found"

Then summer of 2004 hit 'em with everything blowing the RATmedia alliance to smithereens.
6 posted on 04/27/2003 3:42:39 PM PDT by justshutupandtakeit (RATS will use any means to denigrate George Bush's Victory.)
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To: justshutupandtakeit
You and I think like that! However, I appreciate that the President doesn't try to control the press, the allies, or the politics. I think with him, what you see is what you get. Like him or not, he's not the 'evil, deceptive, election-stealing, drunken, stupid, frat boy, oil man, ____ (insert whatever they've been saying for over two years here).....
7 posted on 04/27/2003 3:46:37 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Kay Soze
Papers found Saturday by journalists working for the Sunday Telegraph reveal that an al Qaeda envoy met with officials in Baghdad in March 1998

And that automatically makes those papers factual?

Smells fishy.

I'll just wait to hear if this story and those papers are verified.

8 posted on 04/27/2003 3:52:27 PM PDT by Age of Reason
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To: annyokie
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9 posted on 04/27/2003 3:56:39 PM PDT by Archdean (AKA, Custer, Killion, DOG)
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To: Kay Soze
"One document, dated September 25, 2001, from Iraqi foreign minister Naji Sabri to Saddam's palace, was based on a briefing from the French ambassador in Baghdad and covered talks between presidents Jacques Chirac and George W. Bush."

Been watching FOX this afternoon...

It turns out that Chirac himself had personally invested financial ventures with Saddam!

The poop is gonna hit the fan big time next week.

The British polititian who had been getting millions from Saddam is just the tip of the iceberg.

Saddam paid off polititians and the media all over the world to hush the truth about his monstrous regime.

In a very significant way, it is great that the press (better yet, foreign press) found these documents and first broke the news. France, Germany, and Russia now will be unbable to say the information was "doctored" by the U.S. military or "fabricated" by the CIA.

Chirac Is A Worm!



10 posted on 04/27/2003 3:58:06 PM PDT by Happy2BMe (LIBERTY has arrived in Iraq - Now we can concentrate on HOLLYWEED!)
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To: Archdean
Awe, Deanie! You are so sweet! I love you with all my heart!
11 posted on 04/27/2003 3:58:32 PM PDT by annyokie
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To: Kay Soze
This must have been very painful for CNN to report. The world's islamocommiefascists all in bed together, and their American RATS like Dasshole et al playing their role within America. I sense a purge - of global proportions - coming in the not so distant future.
12 posted on 04/27/2003 4:04:52 PM PDT by ApesForEvolution ("The only way evil triumphs is if good men do nothing" E. Burke)
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To: Kay Soze

13 posted on 04/27/2003 4:15:56 PM PDT by Kay Soze (For every 100 Osamas created in the fight on terrorism - we shall simply elect one more "W")
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To: Kay Soze
It was obvious that the French were secretly aiding the Iraqis. No army could surrender that quickly without French training.
14 posted on 04/27/2003 4:41:40 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy
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To: Kay Soze
Interesting
15 posted on 04/27/2003 5:49:49 PM PDT by El Sordo
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To: Kay Soze
Remember this next time a french diplomat trumpets that Chirac was the first foreign head of state to visit after 9/11. He was here collecting intelligence for france's allies -- our enemies and attackers.

Timeline:
Sept. 18, 2001: Chirac meets with Bush, requests details on pending war on terror -- see http://www.guardian.co.uk/wtccrash/story/0,1300,554251,00.html
Sept. 25, 2001: French minister briefs Hussein's regime on plans
16 posted on 04/27/2003 5:59:11 PM PDT by ellery
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To: Kay Soze

17 posted on 04/27/2003 6:10:38 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Oui Oui on the French))))
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To: Age of Reason
You are right to be skeptical but it has been established that Saddam, like many other fascist leaders, kept meticulous records. We could speculate on why but I believe that they are such control-freaks that, since they cannot run everything, they want their subordinates' actions carefully documented.
18 posted on 04/27/2003 6:58:38 PM PDT by AmishDude
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To: Kay Soze
Here is a live video feed - brief to the point:

View SKY News Video Report

From www.newspundit.net

19 posted on 04/27/2003 7:29:35 PM PDT by ex-Texan (primates capitulards toujours en quete de fromage!)
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Chock-full of interesting discoveries of Iraqi dirty dealings ...bump!
20 posted on 04/27/2003 7:37:07 PM PDT by GirlShortstop
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To: justshutupandtakeit
My preference is that this not be revealed at this time. Let the RATs bitch and moan for about a year about "no evidence of links to Ben laden" and " no WMD found" Then summer of 2004 hit 'em with everything blowing the RATmedia alliance to smithereens.

This is a really bad idea. The longer the administration holds on to evidence of WMD, the longer the seeds of doubt will bloom into conspricay theories that whatever evidence will be found, will have been "planted." Get it?

21 posted on 04/27/2003 7:44:19 PM PDT by lurky
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To: Kay Soze
This is huge.

The French collecting intelligence for Iraq after 9/11? The French supplying North Korea with material for their nuclear weapons program?

One suspects that these documents tell a very small portion of the entire story. There will surely be more to come.

22 posted on 04/27/2003 8:19:40 PM PDT by Reactionary
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To: Age of Reason
>>Papers found Saturday by journalists working for the Sunday
>>Telegraph reveal that an al Qaeda envoy met with officialsin
>>Baghdad in March 1998

>And that automatically makes those papers factual?

I doubt also as the Sunday TelegrapH is a very cheap and populistic "news"paper. The Bristish Oberver writes about the same topic (www.observer.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,944586,00.html)

"Remarkable though it is, the find is unlikely to be the 'smoking gun' the US and Britain are looking for.

Representatives from the Mukhabarat are known to have travelled to Kandahar in the late Nineties to build links with al-Qaeda. Most analysts believe, however, that the ideological differences between the Iraqis and the terrorists were insurmountable.

The talks are thought to have ended disastrously for the Iraqis, as bin Laden rejected any kind of alliance, preferring to pursue his own policy of global jihad , or holy war. "

If one looks closely into the self-conception of the ideologies of Baathism and Al-Qaida, this seems to be closer to the truth.

"Ecspecially if one wants something to be real, one has to be on the guard when interpreting facts" (Niels Bohr)
23 posted on 04/28/2003 4:42:12 AM PDT by leather_strap
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To: lurky
Timing is the art of champions and in this instance nothing could be more effective than allowing the enemy to work itself into a lather of delusion then cut the ground out from under it.

Evidence has already been found. It just isn't in the form the media would like.
24 posted on 04/28/2003 6:59:59 AM PDT by justshutupandtakeit (RATS will use any means to denigrate George Bush's Victory.)
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To: leather_strap
There's a pattern to all these SMOKING-GUN-FINALLY-FOUND type stories.

Seems to me their purpose is to instill in the sheeple the vague idea that indeed, there was a connection between Sadamm and bin laden, and indeed, SAdamm had WMD.

Just as to this day, most Americans believe that Waco happened because child abuse was going on inside the compound (or church, depending on your viewpoint) despite that accusation later being withdrawn.

It's all mind-control.

But that's what's needed, because the people cannot possibly know what's really going on--and if they did, most would be unable to reason from it.
25 posted on 04/28/2003 7:55:54 AM PDT by Age of Reason
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