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  • The New York Times Strikes (Out) Again

    11/03/2006 7:58:44 AM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 20 replies · 2,574+ views
    National Review (The Corner) ^ | November 3, 2006 | Michael Ledeen
    The big "scoop" on today's front page will be deconstructed at length. Our own professor Geraghty has already done a fine job, and Ed Morrissey has added some further thought and analysis. The bottom line is that the Times has apparently embraced the position taken by Senators Santorum and Roberts, and Representative Hoekstra: that much valuable information was contained in captured Iraqi documents, and that the Intelligence Community was far too slow in translating and evaluating the documents, and that it would be a Very Good Thing to start posting the documents online so that they could be evaluated. Santorum...
  • Saddam Closer To Bomb Than Anyone Thought

    11/02/2006 7:49:13 PM PST · by Jay777 · 81 replies · 7,065+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 3-Nov-06 | John Stephenson
    The New Yorks times confirms that in 2002 Saddam Hussein's "scientists were on the verge of building an atom bomb, as little as a year away:" Among the dozens of documents in English were Iraqi reports written in the 1990’s and in 2002 for United Nations inspectors in charge of making sure Iraq abandoned its unconventional arms programs after the Persian Gulf war. Experts say that at the time, Mr. Hussein’s scientists were on the verge of building an atom bomb, as little as a year away. Had the United States not eliminated this threat, today we would be facing...
  • JVERITAS Responds to the 11/3 NYT Article Regarding Iraq Nuclear Program.

    11/02/2006 8:48:45 PM PST · by jveritas · 511 replies · 22,352+ views
    November 3rd 2006 | jveritas
    <p>The New York Times article to be published on November 3rd 2006 is about the US putting some captured Iraqi documents on the Foreign Military Intelligence Office (FMSO) website that talks about what the NYT and the IAEA call sensitive information from Iraq 1996 "Full, Final, and Complete Declaration FFCD presented to the UN and IAEA in 1996 and that talks about Iraq nuclear clandestine program. The IAEA and the New York Times claim that Iran may be using some of the technology in this FFCD which is a laughable idea as shown below.</p>
  • Shocker: New York Times Confirms Iraqi Nuclear Weapons Program

    11/02/2006 8:09:04 PM PST · by hipaatwo · 401 replies · 21,177+ views
    NRO ^ | Jim Geraghty
    When I saw the headline on Drudge earlier tonight, that the New York Times had a big story coming out tomorrow that had something to do with Iraq and WMDs, I was ready for an October November Surprise. Well, Drudge is giving us the scoop. And if it's meant to be a slam-Bush story, I think the Times team may have overthunk this: U.S. POSTING OF IRAQ NUKE DOCS ON WEB COULD HAVE HELPED IRAN... NYT REPORTING FRIDAY, SOURCES SAY: Federal government set up Web site — Operation Iraqi Freedom Document Portal — to make public a vast archive of Iraqi...
  • U.S. Web Archive Is Said to Reveal a Nuclear Primer

    11/03/2006 5:33:26 AM PST · by shrinkermd · 18 replies · 837+ views
    New York Times ^ | 2 November 2006 | William J. Broad
    Last March, the federal government set up a Web site to make public a vast archive of Iraqi documents captured during the war. The Bush administration did so under pressure from Congressional Republicans who had said they hoped to “leverage the Internet” to find new evidence of the prewar dangers posed by Saddam Hussein. But in recent weeks, the site has posted some documents that weapons experts say are a danger themselves: detailed accounts of Iraq’s secret nuclear research before the 1991 Persian Gulf war. The documents, the experts say, constitute a basic guide to building an atom bomb.
  • The Grey Lady's November Surprise (Dean Barnett on the NYT)

    11/03/2006 9:15:26 AM PST · by The Blitherer · 44 replies · 3,660+ views ^ | 11/03/2006 | Dean Barnett
    You see kids – this is what happens when your worldview gets hopelessly narrow. In its semi-annual November surprise, the New York Times “reveals” that the Bush administration put documents on the web that showed that Iraq was quite far along in its quest for nuclear weapons. Naturally, that’s not the focus of the story. The focus of the story is the cursed incompetence of the Bush administration, the Republican Party, and even right-wing media-types (like me!) who wanted the documents released. But the takeaway from the story for normal people won’t be that conservatives both inside and outside the...
  • Senator Santorum Comments on Release of Valuable Information in Pre-War Documents Discovered in Iraq

    11/03/2006 9:04:48 AM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 69 replies · 4,971+ views
    Rick Santorum, U.S. Senate ^ | November 3, 2006
    Lewisburg, PA -- Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, commented today on a story published in The New York Times that calls to question the release of valuable information contained in captured pre-war documents discovered in Iraq. “It is incumbent on the President, as our Commander in Chief, to hold members of the intelligence community accountable to the law if an error was made in improperly posting sensitive information on the Internet.” “In the legislation that I authored, and in correspondence with the President, the Director of National Intelligence, John Negroponte, and Defense Secretary Rumsfeld, I...
  • Rep. Hoekstra (Republican) responds to NYTimes

    11/03/2006 10:21:47 AM PST · by WBL 1952 · 117 replies · 5,608+ views
    From Michael Malkin's blog: Hoekstra's response to NYT admitting Saddam was apparently a very dangerous man.
  • So I Guess The FMSO Documents Are Legit...NY Times says some Saddam documents are dangerous....

    11/03/2006 10:16:23 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 26 replies · 1,369+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | November 03, 2006 | Captain Ed
    Over the past year or so, I have provided CQ readers with a number of translations from key Iraqi Intelligence Service documents that have been translated by either the FMSO or by Joseph Shahda of the Free Republic website. I even engaged two interpreters to verify one particularly explosive memo last April, after Shahda published his own translation. That memo dealt with IIS plans to get volunteers for suicide missions to 'strike American interests". One particular criticism that appeared with each new translation was that the documents were never proven genuine, although no one could explain the logic behind the...
  • Saddam Regime Document: Give CNN the Priority for Coverage (Translation)

    03/26/2006 6:42:20 PM PST · by jveritas · 135 replies · 11,029+ views
    In this Iraqi document ISGQ 2004-00224003 dated February 7 2001, there was a discussion in upper echelon of the Iraqi intelligence about mass graves in Southern Iraq and how to shift the blame to the Coalition forces and make it look like these mass graves as the results massacres committed by the Coalition forces back in 1991 during Desert Storm Operation. What is also interesting about this document is that it mentions how to give the priority of covering the story to CNN so it will have an effect on the international arena as the documents says.I did a partial...
  • Taking Bets -- How many (if any) Sunday shows will feature the Saddam docs and implications?

    03/18/2006 8:31:31 AM PST · by FreedomNeocon · 17 replies · 364+ views
    My Brain ^ | 3-18-06 | FreedomNeocon
    Just a super quick question I was pondering this morning. I wonder how many of the sunday talk shows tomorrow will mention the recent releases and implications tomorrow. I wonder how many will devote a segement to them. I wonder how many will feature it. I wonder how many will mention it only in passing, pooh-pooh anything that would help Bush, and move on to talking out THEIR latest "poll numbers" It would be typical of the MSM... Dan Rather's documents are 'fake, but accurate and reliable', but Saddams are 'authentic, but inaccurate and totally unreliable'... ALL because of how...
  • First Declassified Iraq Documents Released

    03/16/2006 5:04:25 AM PST · by robowombat · 1 replies · 721+ views
    Associated Press | March 15, 2006 | JOHN SOLOMON,
    First Declassified Iraq Documents Released JOHN SOLOMON, Associated Press Writer Iraqi documents collected by U.S. intelligence during the Iraq war and released by the Bush administration show Saddam Hussein's regime was monitoring reports that Iraqis and Saudis were heading to Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 attacks to fight U.S. troops. The documents, the first of thousands expected to be declassified over the next several months, were released late Wednesday via a Pentagon Web site at the direction of National Intelligence Director John Negroponte. Many were in Arabic — with no English translation — including one the administration said showed that...