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  • Secrets of Saddam's nuclear programme hidden under tree

    09/25/2004 1:15:57 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 24 replies · 1,208+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | September 25, 2004 | KATHERINE PFLEGER SHRADER
    AN IRAQI scientist-turned-author says the most significant pieces of his country’s dormant nuclear programme were buried under a lotus tree in his backyard, untouched for more than a decade before the US-led invasion in 2003.But their existence, Dr Mahdi Obeidi writes in a new book, is evidence that the international community should remain vigilant as other countries try to replicate Iraq’s successes before the 1991 Gulf war to develop components necessary for a nuclear weapon. In The Bomb in my Garden, Dr Obeidi details Saddam’s quest for a nuclear bomb: "Although Saddam never had nuclear weapons at his disposal, the...
  • Kennedys honor George H.W. Bush's ‘read my lips’ flip-flop with Profile of Courage award

    03/29/2014 4:42:33 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 25 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Friday, March 28, 2014 | Leslie Larson
    Kennedys honor George H.W. Bush's ‘read my lips’ flip-flop with Profile of Courage award The Kennedy foundation is praising George H.W. Bush for risking “his reputation and ultimately his political career by forging an important compromise on the budget in 1990.” Jack Schlossberg, President Kennedy’s grandson and a Yale University student, will present the award to Bush at a ceremony in May. George H.W. Bush’s epic “read my lips: no new taxes” promise cost him a second White House term, but it’s earning him a 2014 Profile in Courage award from the Kennedy clan. Despite his fervent pledge against a...
  • Oslo killer met LTTE activists in Norway?

    08/03/2011 9:33:41 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 11 replies
    island.lk ^ | August 2, 2011 | Shamindra Ferdinando
    Could there be a link between Norway-based LTTE operatives and Anders Behring Breivik, who bombed the Norwegian government headquarters in Oslo and wiped out a youth group on a nearby island on July 22 killing over 80 civilians? Responding to a query by The Island, informed sources said that the Norwegian could have had a link with the LTTEactivists in Norway. Breivik, in his 1,518 manifesto, which was released hours before he carried out the massacre, said had felt that Europe should follow the LTTE example of expelling the Muslims from Sri Lanka. He had interpreted the expulsion of Muslims...
  • Labor Unions: A History of Murder and Sabotage

    12/12/2012 5:21:40 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 20 replies
    The New American ^ | 28 February 2011 | Daniel Sayani
    This article analyzes the history of labor union violence, and how Rep. Capuano's comments are a perfect continuation of this historical truth. Labor Unions: A History of Murder and Sabotage The New American 28 February 2011 The raging union-led protests in Wisconsin have resulted in many Americans taking a closer, more critical look at labor unions and their political clout and influence in shaping policy. With the ubiquitous announcement from AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka that he is granted an audience at the White House “nearly every day,” the American people have become more skeptical of unions and the role...
  • US exposes ISI subversion of Kashmir cause; FBI arrests US-based lobbyist [Pakistani Lobby]

    07/19/2011 1:05:47 PM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 13 replies
    The Times of India ^ | July 19, 2011 | The Times of India
    WASHINGTON: Federal authorities on Monday arrested a prominent US-based pro-Pakistan activist associated with the Kashmiri separatist movement, accusing him of funneling money from the Pakistani spy agency ISI to lobby US decision-makers. In the process, the Obama administration's law enforcement brigade also blew open the Pakistan and its spy agency's two-decade long subversion of the so-called Kashmir cause. The FBI swooped down on the Virginia residence of Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai, a well-known representative of Kashmiri separatists in the US and detained him on charges of ''participating in a long-term conspiracy to act as agents of the Pakistani government in...
  • Islamist Leader: Egypt Revolution Achieved the Impossible (93 WTC Bomb Leader)

    04/20/2011 6:29:45 PM PDT · by kristinn · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Al Masry Al Young Youm English Edition ^ | Tuesday, April 19, 2011 | Mounir Adib
    Jama'a al-Islamiya leader Omar Abdel Rahman, who is being held in a prison in North Carolina, US, in a 15-minute telephone conversation with his wife Aisha said “the Egyptian revolution achieved the impossible.” His son Mohamed said an officer from the prison called Abdel Rahman’s home on the landline first to make sure that his wife was there, and that her voice matched the registered "voiceprint." He added that a recorded message from the prison’s phone said the line would be cut immediately if any person other than Aisha talked on the phone. He also said that his father was...
  • When Jihad Came to America (Omar Abdel Rahman)

    03/28/2008 2:08:28 PM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 6 replies · 371+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | March 2008 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    When Jihad Came to America by Andrew C. McCarthy On May 2 and 3, 1990, the U.S. embassy in Cairo alerted its counterpart in Khartoum that Egypt’s “leading radical,” Omar Abdel Rahman, was on his way to Sudan. Warning that his ultimate plan might be to seek exile in the United States, the Cairo embassy asked its colleagues to pass along any information they might learn about his activities on Sudanese soil. What did U.S. officials already know about Abdel Rahman in 1990? As the 9/11 Commission would later determine, they knew that he had been arrested repeatedly in Egypt...
  • The Story Behind the Obama Law School Speech Video (PBS Damage Control)

    03/07/2012 5:13:50 PM PST · by kristinn · 32 replies
    Frontline - PBS ^ | Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Andrew Golis
    The web is abuzz today about video of a speech Barack Obama gave in 1990 (some reports have incorrectly identified the speech as occurring in 1991) at Harvard Law School defending the actions of Professor Derrick Bell. Bell, the law school’s first tenured black professor, had protested Harvard’s failure to offer tenure to women of color as law school professors. Online publisher Andrew Brietbart, who died last week, had said he possessed the speech and hinted that he would release it, arguing that it provided evidence that Obama has long held radical political beliefs. Today, the website BuzzFeed published a...
  • The Vetting: Obama Embraces Racialist Harvard Prof Obama [tapes on #Hannity tonight]

    03/07/2012 2:44:44 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 94 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/7/12 | Staff
    Breaking footage shows a young Barack Obama leading a protest at Harvard Law School on behalf of Prof. Derrick Bell, a radical academic tied to Jeremiah Wright. We will be releasing significant information in the coming hours.
  • Slashing Defense Makes America Less Safe (SHORTENED TITLE)

    08/24/2011 6:09:18 AM PDT · by GailA · 6 replies
    Heritage ^ | July 21,2011 | Mackenzie Eaglen
    Trying to Repeat 1990s Defense Cuts When the World Is Much Different, Risks Growing Defense cuts in the 1990s led to direct consequences and casualties when America went to war after 9/11. When U.S. forces were sent to Iraq without adequate body armor protection or up-armored vehicles, the country was outraged. Families were forced to mail body armor to soldiers overseas, troop transports lacking modernized armor were left unnecessarily vulnerable to roadside bomb attacks, combat operations were doubled in length and possibly cost lives, and conditions at medical centers such as Walter Reed reached inexcusable levels.
  • The Muslim Brotherhood's Long-Standing War On The West (US Politicians)

    02/02/2011 10:18:40 PM PST · by bronxville · 148 replies
    US Politicians Duped By The Brotherhood In the United States, one individual maintained a pretense of "moderation" which would later embarrass the left and the right. According to the testimony of Dr. Michael Waller to the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Abdurahman Alamoudi was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood. A man born in Eritrea in 1951, he arrived in the US in 1979 and became a naturalized US citizen on May 23, 1996. From 1985 onwards he became involved in many Muslim groups. In 1990 he founded the Washington DC-based American Muslim Council (AMC), which Waller states "has...
  • U.S. Long Underestimated Qaeda's Scope, Officials Say

    06/08/2002 1:38:38 PM PDT · by sarcasm · 33 replies · 5,277+ views
    The New York Times ^ | June 9, 2002 | JUDITH MILLER and DON VAN NATTA Jr.
    ASHINGTON, June 7— A re-examination of years of terrorist plots and attacks around the world, including the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, suggests that American intelligence agencies profoundly underestimated Al Qaeda's reach and aspirations for more than a decade as it grew from obscurity into a global terrorist threat, lawmakers and investigators said this week.As Congressional investigators look back far beyond the series of signals missed before the Sept. 11 attacks, they are seeking answers to many questions about Al Qaeda that law enforcement and intelligence agencies still cannot answer themselves, officials said.In particular, they said, Congressional investigators are trying...
  • Ibn Warraq: The Two Faces of Feisal Rauf (See comment# 1 for Part I's thread.)

    09/16/2010 3:37:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 1 replies
    NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE ^ | September 14, 2010 | Ibn Warraq
    The Two Faces of Feisal RaufWhat's wrong with What's Right With Islam. This is part two of a two-part series. You can read part one here.The problems with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf’s book What’s Right with Islam begin with the title. As Andrew McCarthy noted on National Review Online, the book, whose full title is now What’s Right with Islam: A New Vision for Muslims and the West, was previously called What’s Right with Islam Is What’s Right with America; before that, it was published in Malaysia as A Call to Prayer from the World Trade Center Rubble: Islamic Dawa in the Heart of...
  • Is US Envoy Mitchell Interfering in Knesset Policy?

    11/11/2009 7:55:54 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies · 232+ views
    INN ^ | 11/11/09 | Maayana Miskin
    (IsraelNN.com) MK Michael Ben-Ari (National Union) has been engaged in a battle to honor former MK Rabbi Meir Kahane, who was murdered in New York City in 1990, by giving a memorial speech from the Knesset podium. On Wednesday, it was revealed that Ben-Ari's struggle has drawn opposition from well beyond the Knesset, and that U.S. envoy George Mitchell has taken an interest in the matter. Arutz Sheva quotes unnamed sources that said that Mitchell reportedly sent a message via the American embassy asking Knesset speaker Reuven Rivlin if he planned to approve Ben-Ari's request to speak about Kahane in...
  • What was Barack Obama like in 1990?

    01/18/2009 6:34:31 AM PST · by Loyalist · 13 replies · 1,435+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | January 18, 2009/February 6, 1990 | Tammerlin Drummond
    Hard to believe it was almost 19 years ago that the Star first ran this photo and feature on Barack Obama. Today, his ambitious goals and youthful views – not to mention the reactions to them – seem eerily prophetic. ..... CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–Barack Obama stares silently at a wall of fading black-and-white photographs in the muggy second-floor offices of the Harvard Law Review. He lingers over one row of solemn faces, his predecessors of 40 years ago. All are men. All are dressed in dark-coloured suits and ties. All are white. It is a sobering moment for Obama, 28, who...
  • Depeche Mode Promo Video for "Enjoy the Silence" Shot on top of the WTC

    01/05/2009 1:44:26 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 22 replies · 926+ views
    YouTube ^ | 1990 | n/a
    1990 French Promo filmed on top of World Trade Centre Tower 2
  • Obama, Rezko, & Auchi

    10/22/2008 9:40:19 PM PDT · by prplhze2000 · 7 replies · 501+ views
    Jackson Jambalaya ^ | june 8, 2008 | prplhze2000
    Ever heard of Nahmdi Auchi? Mr. Auchi was the financier for long-time Barak Obama friend and fund-raiser Tony Rezko. Mr. Auchi is the cousin of Saddam Hussein and his co-conspirator in the 1959 failed assassination attempt of the Iraqi Prime Minister. Although he eventually left Iraq in 1981 and became a British citizen, Auchi prospered mightily under Saddam, becoming a billionaire and pillar of British society (He ranks 279 on the Forbes list of the richest people) He was convicted of committing fraud in France in 2004 (only had to pay a fine) and has been barred from entering the...
  • The Washington insider who made Obama rich (Robert Barnett)

    10/24/2008 4:30:40 PM PDT · by RDTF · 6 replies · 1,175+ views
    FT ^ | Oct 24, 2008 | D.D. Guttenplan
    -snip- McCain made his first million the old-fashioned way: he married the daughter of a wealthy businessman. But Barack Obama, the son of an absent African father and a mother who relied on government-issued food stamps to feed her children, became a millionaire in a more modern manner – on the back of a book deal. It happened circuitously. In 1990, Obama was already enough of a celebrity – the first black president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review – for the New York publishers Simon & Schuster to offer a “six-figure contract” for a proposed autobiography. The only problem...
  • Terrorist/Spy Hiding Behind the Steering Wheel of a Freightliner

    04/03/2007 6:46:25 PM PDT · by captjanaway · 11 replies · 1,127+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | 04/03/07 | Mark and Renee Taylor
    Trucker Shaaban Hafiz Ahmad Ali Shaaban is what trucker/terrorist-wannabe, Mohammed Yousef Mullawala dreamed he could be. Mullawala is facing deportation on various charges, including suspicious activities surrounding his brief attendance at the Nationwide Tractor Trailer School in Rhode Island. Unlike Mullawala, Shaaban was the real deal – a terrorist spy hiding behind the steering wheel of a big truck. The story of Shaaban is as captivating as it is unsettling. The Palestinian-born Russian-educated Shaaban settled in Greenfield, Indiana, with his family and worked as a truck driver for CLM Freight Lines in nearby Indianapolis. According to reports, his commercial driver’s...
  • On This Day in History August 2,1990: Iraq invades Kuwait

    08/01/2008 10:54:25 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 9 replies · 259+ views
    BBC ^ | 8/2/08 | BBC
    1990: Iraq invades Kuwait More than 100,000 Iraqi soldiers backed up by 700 tanks invaded the Gulf state of Kuwait in the early hours of this morning. Iraqi forces have established a provisional government and their leader Saddam Hussein has threatened to turn Kuwait city into a "graveyard" if any other country dares to challenge the "take-over by force".
  • 1990 Executive Order Bans Drilling Offshore

    06/29/2008 7:32:32 AM PDT · by pleikumud · 144 replies · 339+ views
    www.michellemalkin.com ^ | 6/19/08 | Michelle Malkin
    There are two bans on drilling–one by Congress and one by an White House executive order put in place by President Bush’s father. Why won’t the son revoke that order NOW if he truly believes expanding American oil production by increasing access to the Outer Continental Shelf is an urgent priority. I quoted the Institute for Energy Research last week: “Mr. Bush, Tear Up That Offshore Drilling Ban.”
  • Report: Admiral's affair included sex at White House

    05/10/2008 6:33:31 PM PDT · by RDTF · 69 replies · 575+ views
    cnn ^ | May 9, 2008 | not specified
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A Navy admiral engaged in sexual relations in the White House in 1990 with a federal employee whom he falsely told he was a widower, according to a report released Friday by the Defense Department. In March, when the report was submitted to Pentagon officials, Rear Adm. John Stufflebeem was demoted and fired from his post as director of the Navy staff. Stufflebeem told investigators he couldn't remember the name of the woman he had an affair with. He also lied when he told investigators he did not engage in sexual relations with the woman, identified as...
  • Tax Cuts, Not the Clinton Tax Hike, Produced the 1990s Boom

    03/05/2008 9:55:59 PM PST · by stickman20089 · 27 replies · 160+ views
    Heritage Foundation ^ | March 4, 2008 | J.D. Foster, Ph.D.
    When pressed about the harmful effects on the economy, proponents of higher taxes often fall back on what can be called the "Clinton defense." President Clinton pushed a major tax increase through Congress in 1993 and, so the story goes, the economy boomed. How then can tax increases be so bad for the economy? The inference is even stronger--that higher taxes actually strengthened the economy. The Clinton defense is superficially plausible, but it fails under closer scrutiny. Economic growth was solid but hardly spectacular in the years immediately following the 1993 tax increase; the real economic boom occurred in the...
  • Abortions Down 25% Since 1990

    01/17/2008 6:07:31 AM PST · by jdm · 8 replies · 248+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Jan. 17, 2008 | Ed Morrissey
    Fewer women choose abortions, and those that do increasingly use morning-after medication to accomplish it, according to a new study from a pro-abortion group. The rate of all abortions continues to drop, and has now reached its lowest level since 1990: A comprehensive study of abortion in America underscores a striking change in the landscape, with ever-fewer pregnant women choosing abortion and those who do increasingly opting to avoid surgical clinics. The number of abortions has plunged to 1.2 million a year, down 25% since peaking in 1990, according to a report released today -- days before the 35th anniversary...
  • Suspected Hezbollah Mole Pleads Guilty To FBI File Snooping

    11/14/2007 9:08:35 AM PST · by Fennie · 23 replies · 478+ views
    Daily News ^ | November 14, 2007 | James Gordon Meek
    WASHINGTON - A suspected Hezbollah mole who penetrated who penetrated the ranks of the FBI and CIA pleaded guilty Tuesday to falsely getting U.S. citizenship and snooping in FBI terrorism files. Former waitress Nada Nadim Prouty, 37, of Vienna, Va., admitted arranging a sham marriage with an American in Michigan to win U.S. citizenship. She parlayed that into sensitive jobs as an FBI special agent and a CIA operations officer, sources said. Sources told The News that Prouty is believed to be a double-agent planted in the agencies by Hezbollah or its supporters, though government officials downplayed her ties to...
  • Why you haven't "reinvented" your company - 5-5-2005

    10/19/2005 8:00:16 AM PDT · by vannrox · 1 replies · 596+ views
    Machine Design Magazine ^ | 31 August 2004 | Ronald Khol
    The word "reinvent" is a dumb term, having an overtone of redundancy. After all, when you have invented something, it exists. You can revise it or change it, but you can't "reinvent" it after you have already invented it. I never heard the term when I first entered the workforce. But somewhere in the 1970s or so, corporate executives-began using the word, and using it a lot. Then as now, the nation had its usual economic ups and downs, but suddenly after one downturn, our nation was heavily laden with companies that had reinvented themselves. What happened is that after...
  • The impeached *Crinton - "There were any number of terrorist attacks prevented in the 1990s..."

    09/18/2005 3:53:51 PM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies · 1,627+ views
    Rush Limbaugh .com ^ | 9/16/05 | The Maha
    From the Maha - CLINTON: I think handling the aftermath of a natural disaster is different than preventing a terrorist attack. I actually believe that the federal government has been quite good about that, in spite of the breakdowns that led up to 9/11. There were any number of terrorist attacks prevented in the 1990s and there have been a lot of terrorist cells broken up -- CLINTON: Well, I would repeal the tax cuts for upper income people. I myself have gotten four tax cuts while young Americans have gone off to risk their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan,...
  • Clinton covered up 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombings

    10/19/2004 10:55:16 AM PDT · by Coffee_drinker · 36 replies · 4,205+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | oct 19, 2004 | Jack Cashhill
    The very same day that the Clintons go to Long Island to meet with the TWA Flight 800 families, security guard Richard Jewell is patrolling the grounds of Centennial Park in Atlanta. He's a little Barney Fife-ish, but a good guy and very observant. Right around midnight, Jewell spots a large, olive-green, military-style backpack, known as an Alice pack, under a bench. He immediately shares this information with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. When the GBI cannot find the pack's owner, the GBI officer and Jewell begin to clear an area around the pack. Soon afterward, the pack explodes. Two...
  • In Hindsight, The War On Terror Began With Salman Rushdie

    02/26/2005 9:43:24 AM PST · by billorites · 19 replies · 757+ views
    National Journal ^ | February 25, 2005 | Jonathan Rausch
    For most Americans, February 14 was Valentine's Day, the most insipid holiday on the calendar. The date deserves to be better known for another reason. On February 14, 1989, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the spiritual leader and revolutionary dictator of Iran, pronounced a fatwa (an Islamic legal judgment) against the British novelist Salman Rushdie. It said: It is not outlandish to think of the World Trade Center towers as The Satanic Verses, magnified immeasurably but not beyond all recognition. "In the name of Him, the Highest. There is only one God, to whom we shall all return. I inform all zealous...
  • CA: Editorial: Origins of pension bloat - 1990 legislation wreaks financial havoc

    12/28/2004 5:47:59 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 551+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 12/28/04 | Op/Ed
    No single act or piece of legislation by itself created the pension crisis that threatens to overwhelm the state and many local governments in California. The pension mess stems from a series of bad decisions, of fiscally reckless votes (many of them self-serving) in the Legislature, in city councils and county boards of supervisors. Still, in the state's downward spiral into a deep hole of pension debt, the passage of SB 2465 more than a decade ago stands out. On the last night of the 1990 legislative session, the innocuous contents of SB 2465 were gutted on the Assembly floor...
  • Abbas Apologizes for Being Ethnically Cleansed

    12/12/2004 2:54:15 PM PST · by stevejackson · 1 replies · 514+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | December 12, 2004
    The Arab world is all one big happy family again. OK, dysfunctional, but happy. No, well, unhappy and as twisted as usual. While visiting Kuwait today, Palestinian presidential front-runner, Mahmoud Abbas, apologized for his people’s support of Saddam’s invasion of the Gulf emirate in 1990. Isn’t that special? (remember Dana Carvey as the “Church Lady” on SNL?). This happened just after Kuwait’s sultans (or whatever they’re called) forgave the Palestinian people for supporting Saddam’s invasion. Kuwait’s leadership went so far as to say they didn’t even expect a public apology for Palestinian support of the 1990 war. Now, isn’t that...
  • FLASHBACK '90: In committee, Kerry said he wanted the UN to command US troops in the Gulf War.

    10/20/2004 2:10:15 PM PDT · by TFine80 · 35 replies · 856+ views
    Federal News Service -- HEARING OF THE SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE | September 5, 1990 | John Kerry
    SEN. PELL: My time has expired. I turn to the ranking Minority member. We're both just back from a trip -- as many of us on the committee are -- from a trip to the Gulf area. Thank you. Senator Helms. SEN. JESSE HELMS (R-NC): Mr. Secretary, you remember things in life, and I think I shall never forget going to the farthest advanced unit of the Marine expeditionary force, right behind the Saudis. I was expecting to hear a lot of guys complaining and -- cause it was 125 degrees there in that hot sand. SEN. KERRY: 128 [degrees]....
  • Kerry Speech from Senate Record (2 October 1990)

    09/02/2004 8:56:06 AM PDT · by Veritas et equitas ad Votum · 13 replies · 827+ views
    Senate Record | 2 October 1990 | John Kerry
    Mr. KERRY. Mr. President, I support this resolution which I believe sends an unequivocal signal to Saddam Hussein that the Senator is in total agreement with the President and the international community in actions taken thus far to force the Iraqi, withdrawal from Kuwait. In so doing, it should be pointed out that this resolution is not a Gulf of Tonkin resolution on the Persian Gulf. Quite the contrary, this resolution reflects the near unanimity of the global community in condemning this aggressive act by a brutal dictator. Unlike our experience in Vietnam, the United States is not acting unilaterally...
  • The Candidate With No Name

    07/29/2004 7:49:46 AM PDT · by stevejackson · 2 replies · 666+ views
    www.netwmd.com ^ | July 29, 2004 | Andrew Jaffee
    The Candidate With No Name By Andrew L. Jaffee, July 29, 2004 Home   Search   Forum   Terms ”Defeat Bush – VOTE In 2004!” I’ve seen more bumper-stickers with this platitude than I’ve seen ones that simply state, “Kerry/Edwards 2004.” While my liberal friends rarely mention Kerry and Edwards, they constantly remind me of how much they hate President Bush. This year, the politics of hate rule. The Left doesn’t even have a candidate. They are galvanized mainly by visceral hatred -- a hatred which stands on shaky assumptions, like the lies that Michael Moore sells as truths. In Fahrenheit 9/11, Moore insinuates that...
  • July 25, 1990 - Saddam Threatens US with Terrorist Attacks

    06/18/2004 4:42:49 PM PDT · by Matchett-PI · 3 replies · 1,090+ views
    Iraq news newsletter ^ | 6-18-04 | Laurie Mylroie
    Laurie Mylroie writes: An "Iraq News" subscriber, Pierre Legrand, has posted the following on his website. "Iraq News" has verified it is an accurate reproduction of the NYT report. On July 25, 1990, on the eve of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, Saddam Hussein warned US Ambasssador April Glaspie: "We know that you can harm us although we do not threaten you. But we too can harm you. Everyone can cause harm according to their ability and their size. We cannot come all the way to you in the United States, but individual Arabs may reach you." THE NEW YORK TIMES...
  • Ronald Reagan interview from 1990 on Larry King Live Sunday

    06/12/2004 7:03:31 PM PDT · by NavySEAL F-16 · 10 replies · 295+ views
    Larry King is going to rerun on Sunday, June 13, his 1990 interview with Ronald Reagan. Tonight he had his February 6, 2001 interview with Nancy on, plus the tour of the library. I am still crying and sniffling. They showed her singing to him at the White House -- a Gershwin tune. Just amazing. His show is repeated here in PDT at 9 p.m.
  • C.I.A. Hunts Iraq Tie to Soviet Smallpox

    03/27/2003 7:16:02 PM PST · by vannrox · 45 replies · 1,599+ views
    SLATE reference to New Yourk Times Article ^ | Updated Friday, December 6, 2002, at 9:35 AM PT | By Jack Shafer
    December 3, 2002 C.I.A. Hunts Iraq Tie to Soviet SmallpoxBy JUDITH MILLER he C.I.A. is investigating an informant's accusation that Iraq obtained a particularly virulent strain of smallpox from a Russian scientist who worked in a smallpox lab in Moscow during Soviet times, senior American officials and foreign scientists say. The officials said several American scientists were told in August that Iraq might have obtained the mysterious strain from Nelja N. Maltseva, a virologist who worked for more than 30 years at the Research Institute for Viral Preparations in Moscow before her death two years ago. The information came to...
  • U.S. Gave Green Light for Iraq to Invade Kuwait

    03/21/2004 7:15:26 AM PST · by Pan_Yan · 52 replies · 995+ views
    Arabic-Media ^ | March 3,2003 | Untitled
    April in July On July 25, 1990, eight days before the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, a quiet, largely unreported meeting took place between Saddam Hussein and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq April Glaspie at the Presidential Palace in Baghdad, which has since been destroyed by the war. The transcript of this meeting is as follows: U.S. Ambassador Glaspie: "I have direct instructions from President Bush to improve our relations with Iraq. We have considerable sympathy for your quest for higher oil prices, the immediate cause of your confrontation with Kuwait. (pause) As you know, I have lived here for years...
  • John Kerry's statments on IRAQ via the Senate records.(starting in '90)

    02/10/2004 2:00:15 PM PST · by OXENinFLA · 7 replies · 347+ views
    http://thomas.loc.gov ^ | 1990 to today | John Kerry
    I've been reading some of Kerry's Senate speeches concerning Iraq and Saddam, there are some doosies. I hope to use this thread as a place to post them and let other freepers read and add to them. Please feel free to add any other statements by Kerry. This should be fun.
  • Politicians feeling heat on campaign financing (1990 on Kerry findraising hypocricy)

    02/07/2004 3:54:24 PM PST · by jmstein7 · 8 replies · 127+ views
    The Boston Globe | April 26, 1990 | Michael Kranish
    A few weeks ago, Sen. John Kerry, who proudly refuses all political action committee money, flew to a Houston reception held by an oil and gas company and picked up $ 10,000 in campaign contributions from people associated with the firm. Shortly thereafter, Kerry called for public financing of elections, saying the public thinks that "the system is rigged, that special interests get special favors because they contribute money to politicians." Asked about the Houston donations, Kerry said in an interview that it was not special-interest money because it came from individuals associated with the company rather than a political...
  • Flashback! Statement and Recorded Vote of John Kerry in 1990 (First Gulf War)

    01/28/2004 3:52:31 PM PST · by jmstein7 · 17 replies · 391+ views
    The Congressional Record (Public Domain) | 8-2-90
    Below you will find a vote and statement of John Kerry in the 101st Congress relating to the first Gulf War. Congressional Record -- Senate Thursday, August 2, 1990; (Legislative day of Tuesday, July 10, 1990) 101st Cong. 2nd Sess. 136 Cong Rec S 11896 S. RES. 318 – Vote (John Kerry Votes YEA) Whereas Iraq during the 1980's, under the leadership of Saddam Hussein, has demonstrated a blatant disregard for international law and all standards of human decency, building a heinous record of atrocity and carnage; Whereas in 1980 Iraq's invasion of Iran began the Iran-Iraq war, which became one of...
  • Federal Workforce Is Largest Since 1990

    09/05/2003 5:51:38 AM PDT · by TastyManatees · 4 replies · 207+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 9/5/03 | Christopher Lee
    Federal Workforce Is Largest Since 1990 By Christopher Lee Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, September 5, 2003; Page A19 The government has grown so much under the Bush administration that the federal workforce is the largest it has been since the end of the Cold War, a new study says. In a reversal of years of downsizing, about 12.1 million people worked for the federal government in 2002, according to the study by the Brookings Institution's Center for Public Service. That is more than at any other time since 1990, when the figure was 12.6 million. The vast majority of...
  • Iraq's Creditors Get in Line To Collect on Hussein's Debts

    03/26/2003 10:26:58 AM PST · by WaveThatFlag · 11 replies · 266+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 3/26/3 | Jay Solomon, Jess Bravin, Heneanne Whalen
    <p>As U.S. troops push closer to Baghdad, global debt collectors aren't far behind.</p> <p>A vast array of corporate, sovereign and individual claimants, including South Korea's Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. and the Russian government, are already preparing to seek compensation for at least $100 billion owed by Saddam Hussein's regime.</p>
  • FEDS TAKE PROPERTY FOR A TRAIL; TAKE TAXPAYERS FOR A RIDE [Burlington, Vermont]

    06/03/2002 4:50:26 PM PDT · by brityank · 35 replies · 438+ views
    Mountain States Legal Foundation ^ | 3 June, 2002 | William Perry Pendley
    FEDS TAKE PROPERTY FOR A TRAIL; TAKE TAXPAYERS FOR A RIDE William Perry Pendley President and Chief Legal Officer   On May 22, 2002, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ordered the United States to pay J. Paul and Patricia Preseault of Burlington, Vermont, for the unconstitutional taking of their property, that is, without paying for it. The United States was ordered to pay: $234,000, plus interest from the February 5, 1986, date of the taking, for a total of $551,931.30; and $894,855.60 in attorneys' fees. The United States will be writing a check for $1,446,786.90! The United States...