Saturday, April 07, 2007

Pentagon Report Declassified: Feith Lied | Cheney Still Delusional

Pentagon report debunks prewar Iraq-Al Qaeda connection
Declassified document cites lack of 'evidence of a long-term relationship,' although No. 3 Defense staffer (Feith) called contact 'mature and symbiotic.'

"A declassified report by the Pentagon's acting Inspector General Thomas F. Gimble provides new insight into the circumstances behind former Pentagon official Douglas Feith's pre-Iraq war assessment of an Iraq-Al Qaeda connection - an assessment that was contrary to US intelligence agency findings, and helped bolster the Bush administration's case for the Iraq war."
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Cheney Sticks to His Delusions
"Faced with overwhelming evidence to the contrary, even President Bush has backed off his earlier inflammatory assertions about links between al-Qaeda and Saddam Hussein.

But Vice President Cheney yesterday, in an interview with right-wing talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, continued to stick to his delusional guns."
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