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  • Niger uranium claim came from third country: Britain; cannot tell the United States how it knew

    07/14/2003 7:49:02 AM PDT · by Brian S · 5 replies · 272+ views
    AFP ^ | 07-14-03
    LONDON, July 14 (AFP) - Britain cannot tell the United States how it knew that Iraq tried to get uranium from Niger because the information originated from a third country, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said Monday, without identifying the country. His statement seemed likely to add to an embarrassing rift between London and Washington -- allies in the war to overthrow Saddam Hussein -- over the way intelligence was used in the run-up to the conflict. The issue is liable to cloud talks in Washington on Thursday when British Prime Minister Tony Blair -- en route to East Asia --...
  • Baghdad Shocker Bares Russia-Saddam Spy Tie

    04/14/2003 12:55:52 PM PDT · by maclogo · 30 replies · 183+ views
    <p>Top-secret Iraqi intelligence documents found in Baghdad show that Russia funneled spy secrets to Saddam Hussein and that Moscow was still training Iraqi spies last fall, in violation of U.N. sanctions, reports say.</p> <p>The captured documents also show that the Kremlin gave Saddam lists of assassins who could do "hits" in the West and that Iraq and Russia signed deals to share intelligence and help get "visas" so agents could go to Western countries, the London Telegraph reported.</p>
  • Top Secret Gaffe (Terror Suspect Moussaoui Given Sensitive Information)

    09/08/2002 2:03:43 PM PDT · by TLBSHOW · 13 replies · 164+ views
    abc ^ | 9/6/2002 | Jackie Judd
    Top Secret Gaffe Terror Suspect Moussaoui Given Sensitive Information W A S H I N G T O N, Sept. 6 — The government mistakenly gave alleged terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui classified documents related to al Qaeda, ABCNEWS has learned. The material — both on disk and as hard copy documents — was sent to Moussaoui as part of discovery for his legal defense, said several legal sources, including one at the Justice Department. Moussaoui is awaiting trial in federal court in Virginia on six charges of conspiracy in connection with the Sept. 11 attacks. Sent In Connection With Court Case...