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Can Iraq Hit America?
Newsweek ^ | March 17, 2003 | Daniel Klaidman and Christopher Dickey

Posted on 03/09/2003 11:47:51 AM PST by Storm Eagle

"...as Washington threatens to bring Saddam’s own reign to an end, U.S. officials are afraid he might use such gruesome tactics against Americans. Outgunned on the traditional battlefield, Saddam is looking to fight back on his own terms. That, according to American officials, could mean any number of terror plots, from isolated assassinations of U.S. citizens overseas to biological or chemical attacks in the American heartland."

(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.com ...


TOPICS: Anthrax Scare; Breaking News; US: Oklahoma; US: Texas; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bioterrorism; clinton; iraq; newyork; terrorism
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Cognizance of this kind of threat to the American heartland is not at all recent. In the autumn of 1996 during the Clinton-Dole presidential top intelligence officials from New York to Texas were clandestinely scrambling to assess what they grimly understood was an imminent threat of a bioterror attack against New York City and possibly other urban centers. This threat was not "rumor off the street," in the words of one person intimate with the investigation. The attitude of those directing the top-secret probe, involving NYPD, the FBI, the CIA, and the Israelis, was "we know where in general the threat is coming from. We just don't have specific names of operatives, nor do we know the target date for the strike."

Interestingly, during the investigation the name Al-Qaeda never appeared. But Iraq did. To make a long story short, investigators had a high confidence level at the time that the following scenario was in play: (1) mobile biological ordnance was either being manufactured or off-loaded from ships along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coasts, then shipped to various underground holding sites in North Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Arkansas, and (possibly) Tennessee. (2) From there the weapons could be deployed against major American cities. (3) MOs included assassinations of key public officials using ricin or botulin toxin, dissemination of anthrax-laden powder in public places, and airborne smallpox.

Significantly, at the time the FBI was looking at "Aryan Nations" types as the ones doing the dirty work. But other investigators (including a little known ultra top-secret special investigative group that probably saved the US then) had reliable information that operations, the existence of which no one in authority at all doubted, was being financed and co-ordinated by free-lancing intelligence assets from other nations (in this case, the Germans and Russians were referenced, though not the French)with interests in Iraq and certain unnamed "rogue" operators with ties to the American government.

It may be of value to mention here that one of the reasons the Clintonites seemed so intent on suppressing information about the Iraqi connection to the Oklahoma City bombing was that it might have opened up the can of worms that became evident in the fall of 1996.

As far as I am aware, the investigation was mysteriously and peremptorily shut down in early 1997. It was not the feds anyway who pushed the matter in the first place, but Giuliani's office, which annoyed the Clinton Justice Department to no end.

1 posted on 03/09/2003 11:47:51 AM PST by Storm Eagle
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To: The Great Satan
for your perusal
2 posted on 03/09/2003 11:52:59 AM PST by Pan_Yans Wife (Lurking since 2000.)
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To: Storm Eagle
Interesting.
3 posted on 03/09/2003 11:58:35 AM PST by Judith Anne (The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.)
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To: All
bump for exposure to this interesting poster
4 posted on 03/09/2003 12:06:57 PM PST by Judith Anne (Lead me not into temptation--I can find it by myself. ;-D)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife; Badabing Badaboom; bonfire; Fred Mertz; birdwoman; Mitchell; Allan

What part of this is supposed to be difficult to understand?

5 posted on 03/09/2003 12:07:10 PM PST by The Great Satan (Revenge, Terror and Extortion: A Guide for the Perplexed)
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To: Storm Eagle
I think this is a "must read" article, highly recommend for everyone, to see how Iraq is planning terrorist attacks inside the US. And liberals still say that Iraq has no connection to terrorism!

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"In the past few weeks, another strand of intelligence spooked officials. The Pentagon picked up “credible information” that Iraqi operatives were planning to use botulinum toxin to poison American food and water supplies. The information, NEWSWEEK has learned, was one of the factors that led the Bush administration to elevate the national threat level to Code Orange last month. Iraqi intelligence has also “indicated interest” in food-service companies supplying U.S. troops in Kuwait. "
6 posted on 03/09/2003 12:21:24 PM PST by FairOpinion
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To: Storm Eagle
Can Iraq hit America?

The easy answer is 'yes.' Just about anyone can hit anyone is the issue is simply a strike against unsuspecting civilians. They could even kill a lot of people.

However, if the question is, "Can Iraq make launch a militarily effective strike against America?" the answer is 'no.'

7 posted on 03/09/2003 12:24:27 PM PST by xzins (Babylon, you have been weighed in the balance and been found wanting!)
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To: Storm Eagle
The scenarios, which I am sure are quite possible, are very scary, from the poisoning of the food and water supply in the US, to letting loose biological agents, like smallpox.
The article calls this last a "remote" possiblity, but I think Saddam has the means and the will to do that, and can find some idiot suicidal types who would be willing to do this.
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"One grisly possibility, however remote: “human pathogens.” A small team of Iraqi operatives could be injected with smallpox and sent to America. All they’d have to do is hang out in crowds and slowly die. That’s something even bunglers might be able to handle, if they get the chance."
8 posted on 03/09/2003 12:26:18 PM PST by FairOpinion
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To: xzins
But Iraq can strike an effective TERROR attack against the US, killing many civilians -- hundreds, thousands, or more.

I hope everyone in the intelligence services and the general population stays very vigilant.
9 posted on 03/09/2003 12:27:43 PM PST by FairOpinion
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To: Storm Eagle
I noticed the article was written March 17th 2003
newsweek
How can that be? its only the ninth
am I missing something?
very interesting article
10 posted on 03/09/2003 12:38:44 PM PST by Walnut
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To: Storm Eagle
Jeania Davis, the reporter that has been investigating the OK bombing called into my local talk radio a few weeks back

She went in to metion the Iraqis and how some of them have opened auto body shops but never do any business, she said that what really caught her attention was that she spoke to a witness that said they saw these Iraqis always wearing latex gloves at some of these shops


11 posted on 03/09/2003 12:44:34 PM PST by Mo1 (RALLY FOR AMERICA - VALLEY FORGE,PA MARCH 16, 2003 1:00 PM)
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To: Storm Eagle
Of course Iraq can hit America!!

The attack personnel and their weapons of much destruction got here with the aid and assistance of Cuba and Mexico. What, 50, maybe, 100 Ford vans/SUVs, stolen in the US and easily driven to Mexico. There, they are loaded with stuff the Iraqis moved easily to Cuba and then transported to Mexico. Mexican government officials helped them move the stuff closer to the border and shifted it to the US plated vans/SUVs which were then driven back across our porous border. Once here, they were driven to major cities, usually college towns where the Muslim terrorists went to school. They are stored in those storage unit places, waiting to be detonated after the war starts.

Dashole already has his speech written, clucking about how Bush brought these attacks on us and how they wouldn't have happened had Bush not taken Iraq. But, of course, they would have, later, perhaps, but certainly at some time.

12 posted on 03/09/2003 12:44:36 PM PST by Tacis
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To: xzins
The easy answer is 'yes.' Just about anyone can hit anyone is the issue is simply a strike against unsuspecting civilians. They could even kill a lot of people.
However, if the question is, "Can Iraq make launch a militarily effective strike against America?" the answer is 'no.'

I agree, from a military strategy viewpoint. However, consider the damage that a successful biological strike against civilians will do to our economy, our security, our productivity.

A biological attack, in contrast to a localized explosion-type attack, will bring us to our knees from coast to coast, and will take months if not years from which to recover.

13 posted on 03/09/2003 12:45:42 PM PST by Semper911 (For some people, bread and circus are not enough. Hence, FreeRepublic.com)
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To: Storm Eagle
Can Iraq hit America?

September 11, 2001, 8:46 AM


14 posted on 03/09/2003 12:46:17 PM PST by MindBender26 (.....and for more news as it happens...stay tuned to your local FReeper station....)
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To: Storm Eagle
If we don't attack them they will hit us for sure. If we attack, we may be able to prevent it. We will find the WMD through interrogations of their officials. So, we will do what we have to do.
15 posted on 03/09/2003 12:51:10 PM PST by Mihalis
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To: Semper911
We agree. The can even kill a lot of people and cause great terror.

However, that effort will not be militarily effective. In fact, such an attack could escalate our own response against Iraq. If it's possible for them to lose even more quickly, the military would be released to make that happen.
16 posted on 03/09/2003 12:51:14 PM PST by xzins (Babylon, you have been weighed in the balance and been found wanting!)
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To: Storm Eagle
Your post was much more interesting than the Newsweek article.
17 posted on 03/09/2003 12:54:19 PM PST by EternalHope (France and Germany are with the terrorists. WE WILL NOT FORGET.)
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To: xzins
Can Iraq hit America?

The easy answer is 'yes.' Just about anyone can hit anyone is the issue is simply a strike against unsuspecting civilians. They could even kill a lot of people.

However, if the question is, "Can Iraq make launch a militarily effective strike against America?" the answer is 'no.'

Good points! With this kicker . . . if we avoid making the tough decisions because we're watching the shadows -- like the Dim-Dems do by running scared all the time -- then all that happens is the shadows get bigger and bigger. So-Dumb Saddam is gonna do what So-Dumb's gonna do. All we can do is make sure he doesn't live to see it.

If we stand proudly and resolutely for long enough, we'll be the only ones left standing. But we can't take a backwards step . . . we can't appease a tyrant today hoping he'll go away because all that does is leave our children with the same problem -- only it's had time to grow and become even more threatening. Tom Brokaw's The Greatest Generation had the Depression and World War II as their tests.

This is our test. We must face it with the resolve of our forefathers.

18 posted on 03/09/2003 12:55:44 PM PST by geedee
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To: The Great Satan
The letter sent to the national Enquirer which no one is sure when it was sent the letter is missing/was never found. This is the cause of the first anthrax death and given incubation periods it may well have been before 9/11.
19 posted on 03/09/2003 12:56:27 PM PST by harpseal (Stay well - Stay safe - Stay armed - Yorktown)
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To: Storm Eagle
A point of trivia - The article's co-author (Chris Dickey) is the son of "Deliverance" author James Dickey. (I went to school with him, and he's about as liberal as they come.)
20 posted on 03/09/2003 12:56:32 PM PST by bcoffey
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To: EternalHope; Storm Eagle
Your post was much more interesting than the Newsweek article.

I heartily agree.

21 posted on 03/09/2003 12:56:45 PM PST by Semper911 (For some people, bread and circus are not enough. Hence, FreeRepublic.com)
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To: Storm Eagle
Also, I had the sense that you know a lot more about this than what you included in your post.
22 posted on 03/09/2003 12:58:40 PM PST by Semper911 (For some people, bread and circus are not enough. Hence, FreeRepublic.com)
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To: Tacis
I remember the film "Amerika" where the invading enemy came through the southern border; your scenario is plausible.
23 posted on 03/09/2003 1:00:09 PM PST by Judith Anne (Lead me not into temptation--I can find it by myself. ;-D)
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To: Semper911
Yes. The Iraqis can kill a lot of people. Every muslim is willing to help or hide these sickos.

We can kill a lot more of their people. We will probably have to before this is all over. An awful lot of them.

Just as WWII quickly descended into the decimation of civilian populations on both sides, this too may. Before this is over, our precision munitions may not be needed anymore.... except maybe in France or Germany.

24 posted on 03/09/2003 1:19:23 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: Walnut
The Issue date on Magazines is usually a week later, than when they actually are available at the stand. Apparently the article is from the March 17th issue of Newsweek, which hits the stands on the 10th and is available until the 17th.
25 posted on 03/09/2003 1:21:52 PM PST by FairOpinion
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To: Storm Eagle
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26 posted on 03/09/2003 1:36:29 PM PST by ppaul
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To: Semper911
Interestingly the inquiry, which never made any of the news media (probably not smart at the time) didn't use the "leak" safeguards that one would expect for something of that magnitude. Actually, more "civilians" than one would expect knew a lot of the details concerning what was being alleged. The general details seemed much more preposterous at the time than it does now, so they probably calculated that letting people in on what was happening would generate more useful information than keeping a lid on it. I was one of those civilians. An FBI agent walked into my office in North Texas and started cross-checking some information that he had received already from internal documents, which I happened to see. I can tell you this -there were a lot of people who were intent on getting information and they had a tremendous sense of urgency. My speculation is that they may have let stuff leak to the degree that the bad guys would have figured out they were on their trail and called it off, which they obviously did. But what was disturbing was how big the picture was.

I can tell you that there were three main foci: the I-35 corridor from Dallas to OKC and the I-25 corridor from El Paso to Denver (Colorado)and the US 59 corridor from Houston up into Southeastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas. There was a guy they were looking for big time who was supposedly on the feds' terrorist list as a Libyan agent, who actually turned out to be a Mexican operative for the Guadalajara mob who had once worked for Salinas. Crossover identities between Mexican and Arab is, and was then, quite common. Interestingly this guy, who used numerous aliases (I saw his mug shot), bore a striking resemblance to the sketch of John Doe Number 2 in the OKC flap.
27 posted on 03/09/2003 1:51:08 PM PST by Storm Eagle
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To: FairOpinion
thanks, I thought I was slipping (smile)
I find the article like I said before very interesting. Its scarey . but I'm willing to do whatever I can to help America. Unfortunately I am past the sign up stage for the service but I'm not past the praying for our guys and America stage. and I can do that ok. Lets just pray it doesn't come to America
28 posted on 03/09/2003 2:10:32 PM PST by Walnut
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To: Storm Eagle
The general details seemed much more preposterous at the time than it does now

The details sure don't seem preposterous now, and I hope they make their way to see the light of day, via the general media.

Do you have any sense that the Iraqi refugees we brought here after Gulf War I are or were involved in this? It seems much more than a coincidence that the geographic area you have described is exactly where we placed them after the war.

Thanks for taking the time to put this info up. I am fascinated by it.

29 posted on 03/09/2003 2:33:17 PM PST by Semper911 (For some people, bread and circus are not enough. Hence, FreeRepublic.com)
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To: Storm Eagle
A coverup would certainly have fit the clinton agenda: weaken America, blame problems on the Christian right wing, offer shelter to the infiltrating minorities, stay out of any situation that would assert US power in the name of US interests.
30 posted on 03/09/2003 2:34:59 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (Let's Roll Already!)
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To: Mo1
"Iraqis always wearing latex gloves at some of these shops"

Where are the shops? Lets get this out to the public and investigate. This sounds like the drone assembly system.
31 posted on 03/09/2003 2:40:43 PM PST by Domestic Church (AMDG...)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife
6th Trumpet Watch.
32 posted on 03/09/2003 2:52:15 PM PST by Bulldogs22
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To: Mo1
"She went in to metion the Iraqis and how some of them have opened auto body shops but never do any business"
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It wouldn't hurt to report them to the FBI, you never know, let them check it out. It's easy enough even on the web from the FBI website, at http://www.fbi.gov

As for the latex gloves, those don't necessarily mean anything, I have seen auto-workers (non-terrorist types) wear them, to keep the oil and dirt from soaking into their hands, and latex gloves fit so well, that they don't hamper their work.

But if they have a shop open with almost no business, that surely sounds like it could be a front for something.

33 posted on 03/09/2003 2:52:26 PM PST by FairOpinion
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To: geedee
We must face it with the resolve of our forefathers.

Good. Then let's follow what the first President of these United States said. Pull out of NATO, SEATO, the UN, and every other treaty we've entangled ourselves in.

The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is, in extending our commercial relations to have with them as little political connection as possible. So far as we have already formed engagements let them be fulfilled with perfect good faith. Here let us stop.--George Washington

Well, too late for that I guess. Might as well muck around as the world's policeman. BTW, has anyone heard how North Korea is doing on those nuclear missiles that can possibly reach the borders of these United States? And Iraq has missiles that go 110 miles? I know there's something in the owner's manual to this nation of states about defending our borders. Oh well, just some old nonsense right?

34 posted on 03/09/2003 3:02:35 PM PST by billbears (Deo Vindice)
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To: FairOpinion
I'm only mentioning what she said .. as for the FBI, I don't know if she has informed them of this, but they are aware of her other investigations

The local radio guy set up a meeting awhile back between her and Arlern Spector and Spector was to have sent this info off to the FBI ..
35 posted on 03/09/2003 3:03:54 PM PST by Mo1 (RALLY FOR AMERICA - VALLEY FORGE,PA MARCH 16, 2003 1:00 PM)
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To: FairOpinion
**"One grisly possibility, however remote: “human pathogens.”**

Shortly after 9/11 I was dining with a liberal physician. I brought up the subject of smallpox vaccinations and the need to move toward making them available again. The liberal MD disagreed vehemently citing too many risks of complications, and stated that the "ring vaccination" approach, should an outbreak occur, would be sufficient, all the while acknowleging that deaths would result from the outbreak. (Don't ask me to reconcile this "logic"...it's liberal-think.)

She further discounted your point about human pathogens explaining "well,they wouldn't do that because they would end up dying too." To which I loudly pointed out "I DON'T THINK THEY CARE!!"

Her obvious double-take belied her ignorance of the big-picture and enormity of these bio scenarios.

Prairie
36 posted on 03/09/2003 3:08:00 PM PST by prairiebreeze ("We won't deny, ignore or pass our problems along to other Presidents" --GWBush)
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To: MindBender26

One of these days we will learn about how the mass murdering Islamokazis of 9/11 learned how to high jack airliners at a training camp in Iraq.

37 posted on 03/09/2003 3:17:25 PM PST by Grampa Dave (Stamp out Freepathons! Stop being a Freep Loader! Become a monthly donor!)
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To: prairiebreeze
"well,they wouldn't do that because they would end up dying too."
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Apparently he was asleep on 9-11 and still didn't wake up to the reality that the perpetrating terrorists died to perform their murderous acts.
38 posted on 03/09/2003 3:17:41 PM PST by FairOpinion
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To: Grampa Dave
One of these days we will learn about how the mass murdering Islamokazis of 9/11 learned how to high jack airliners at a training camp in Iraq.
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If this ends up showing up twice, I apologize, I tried to send it the first time and it looked like it didn't go.
Here is my point:

It shouldn't come as a shock to people:

"Former Iraqi military officers have described a highly secret terrorist training facility at Salman Pak, where both Iraqis and non-Iraqi Arabs receive training on hijacking planes and trains, planting explosives in cities, sabotage, and assassinations.

Salman Pak, located 30-40 km SE of Baghdad, engaged in laboratory scale research on Anthrax, Botulinum toxin, Clostridium, perfringens (gas gangrene), mycotoxins, aflatoxins, and Ricin. Researchers at this site carried out toxicity evaluations of these agents and examined their growth characteristics and survivability.

Iraq told UN inspectors that Salman Pak was an anti-terror training camp for Iraqi special forces. However, two defectors from Iraqi intelligence stated that they had worked for several years at the secret Iraqi government camp, which had trained Islamic terrorists in rotations of five or six months since 1995. Training activities including simulated hijackings carried out in an airplane fuselage [said to be a Boeing 707] at the camp. The camp is divided into distinct sections. On one side of the camp young, Iraqis who were members of Fedayeen Saddam are trained in espionage, assassination techniques and sabotage. The Islamic militants trained on the other side of the camp, in an area separated by a small lake, trees and barbed wire. The militants reportedly spent time training, usually in groups of five or six, around the fuselage of the airplane. There were rarely more than 40 or 50 Islamic radicals in the camp at one time. "

From: http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/iraq/salman_pak.htm



39 posted on 03/09/2003 3:25:25 PM PST by FairOpinion
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To: billbears
Well, too late for that I guess. Might as well muck around as the world's policeman. BTW, has anyone heard how North Korea is doing on those nuclear missiles that can possibly reach the borders of these United States? And Iraq has missiles that go 110 miles? I know there's something in the owner's manual to this nation of states about defending our borders. Oh well, just some old nonsense right?

Ahhh, someone spoiling for a fight without the time to address their beefs to the proper threads. Bringing North Korea and treaties and leaky borders and isolationist ideas and a simmering attitude to a thread about Iraq. Topics which, by the way, I too have doubts about but you seem to have made the assumption I didn't. Oh well, here we go.

Okay, billbears, what would you suggest we do? You say we should get out of every treaty we've entangled ourselves in. Okay, fine. Then what? The topic of this thread was . . . Can Iraq Hit America? If we get out of every treaty, regardless of whether they affect the Iraq situation or not, will "potential" Iraqi terrorists leave us alone then?

That's all I addressed in my post and I don't want to waste time debating issues with you that we probably agree on. So . . . what problems do you have with my take on the Iraq issue?

40 posted on 03/09/2003 3:27:15 PM PST by geedee
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To: FairOpinion
Thanks for posting the specifics about the Iraqi/Islamofacist training center, Salman Pak.

"Former Iraqi military officers have described a highly secret terrorist training facility at Salman Pak, where both Iraqis and non-Iraqi Arabs receive training on hijacking planes and trains, planting explosives in cities, sabotage, and assassinations.

Salman Pak, located 30-40 km SE of Baghdad, engaged in laboratory scale research on Anthrax, Botulinum toxin, Clostridium, perfringens (gas gangrene), mycotoxins, aflatoxins, and Ricin. Researchers at this site carried out toxicity evaluations of these agents and examined their growth characteristics and survivability.

Iraq told UN inspectors that Salman Pak was an anti-terror training camp for Iraqi special forces. However, two defectors from Iraqi intelligence stated that they had worked for several years at the secret Iraqi government camp, which had trained Islamic terrorists in rotations of five or six months since 1995. Training activities including simulated hijackings carried out in an airplane fuselage [said to be a Boeing 707] at the camp. The camp is divided into distinct sections. On one side of the camp young, Iraqis who were members of Fedayeen Saddam are trained in espionage, assassination techniques and sabotage. The Islamic militants trained on the other side of the camp, in an area separated by a small lake, trees and barbed wire. The militants reportedly spent time training, usually in groups of five or six, around the fuselage of the airplane. There were rarely more than 40 or 50 Islamic radicals in the camp at one time. "

From: http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/iraq/salman_pak.htm
41 posted on 03/09/2003 3:38:44 PM PST by Grampa Dave (Stamp out Freepathons! Stop being a Freep Loader! Become a monthly donor!)
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To: geedee
Ahhh, someone spoiling for a fight without the time to address their beefs to the proper threads

I'm sorry, perhaps you could point me to a thread where those who sometimes think for themselves are relegated. I didn't realize that specific wars had threads (other than the War of Northern Aggression threads). The fact is that these two issues are tied together. On one hand you have a nation with missiles that fire 110 miles, the other currently has nuclear weapons and is developing long range deployment for those weapons. You tell me which issue under the opinion of the Founders would be more important then. I always thought protecting against attacks on our borders was utmost. Silly me.

Can Iraq Hit America? If we get out of every treaty, regardless of whether they affect the Iraq situation or not, will "potential" Iraqi terrorists leave us alone then?

The question was asked 'Can Iraq Hit America'. Since I assume you're talking about these United States instead of anywhere on either American continent, I would argue they could hit within the borders of these United States. But I would also argue that there are terrorists located and receiving funds from mid east 'allies'. What? When this nation of states finishes with Iraq, are we going after the known terrorists in Saudi Arabia? Egypt? Jordan? Iran? Because they're in those nations as well and they are (if intelligence reports are to be believed) receiving comfort and aid from the governments of some of those nations as well. And if history repeats itself, once you cut off one head, ten more are created. I agree, best involve ourselves in a war that could go on and on with no end in sight, rather than take care of a nation that represents a clear and present danger currently

That's not to say I don't think Hussein needs to go. Without a doubt he does. But take care of issues that are closer to a Constitutional definition of war (North Korea) instead of first involving ourselves in another war on something. We'll have thousands upon thousands of troops stationed throughout the Middle East for decades. Yep, that follows the Constitution too < /sarcasm>(more of those foreign entanglements) If history also repeats itself from our national government's perspective, it will be a war without an end, one we'll be expected to support with our tax dollars for time immemorial

42 posted on 03/09/2003 4:25:02 PM PST by billbears (Deo Vindice)
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To: The Great Satan
That it is all just a put-on to deflect attention from the real perps?
43 posted on 03/09/2003 4:28:21 PM PST by Illbay (Don't believe every tagline you read - including this one)
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To: Walnut
Newsweek and Time typically issue their editions seven to ten days in advance of the date on the cover.

Think of it as an "expires by" date.
44 posted on 03/09/2003 4:30:01 PM PST by Illbay (Don't believe every tagline you read - including this one)
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To: Mo1
Yeah, right. A local radio talk show host gathers all this intelligence data and the authorities have NO CLUE.

You are the typical sort of credulous person that these people make their money from.
45 posted on 03/09/2003 4:31:06 PM PST by Illbay (Don't believe every tagline you read - including this one)
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To: Illbay
Yeah, right. A local radio talk show host gathers all this intelligence data and the authorities have NO CLUE.

That wasn't what I said ..but if you want to twist my words .. have a blast

46 posted on 03/09/2003 4:35:10 PM PST by Mo1 (RALLY FOR AMERICA - VALLEY FORGE,PA MARCH 16, 2003 1:00 PM)
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To: Mo1; Domestic Church
I have heard nothing about this. This is very frightening. Was she speaking about a particular city (like Philly???) or where these fake auto shops opening up all across the country?
47 posted on 03/09/2003 4:35:18 PM PST by Maeve (Siobhan's daughter and sometime banshee.)
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To: honway; thinden; Fred Mertz; backhoe
FYI
48 posted on 03/09/2003 4:37:40 PM PST by MizSterious ("The truth takes only seconds to tell."--Jack Straw)
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To: Maeve
I have heard nothing about this. This is very frightening

Well I don't know how true this is, I am only repeating what she said.

She mentioned that they are in OK and other Cities

49 posted on 03/09/2003 4:38:11 PM PST by Mo1 (RALLY FOR AMERICA - VALLEY FORGE,PA MARCH 16, 2003 1:00 PM)
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To: MindBender26
"....Can Iraq hit America?

September 11, 2001, 8:46 AM...."

How about April 19th, 1995???

50 posted on 03/09/2003 4:40:44 PM PST by Victor
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