Yearly Archives: 2003

Wolfowitz: Iraq War was About Oil

The US deputy defence secretary, Paul Wolfowitz – who has already undermined Tony Blair’s position over weapons of mass destruction (WMD) by describing them as a “bureaucratic” excuse for war – has now gone further by claiming the real motive … Continue reading

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UPDATE From Veterans for Common Sense

Dear Supporters and Friends of Veterans for Common Sense: Since the founding of Veterans for Common Sense (VCS) in September 2002, our nation has seen a dramatic change in foreign policy. In response, VCS has been a passionate and active … Continue reading

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“We Were Deceived Into War” by Bush

And anyone who talks about an “intelligence failure” is missing the point. The problem lay not with intelligence professionals, but with the Bush and Blair administrations. They wanted a war, so they demanded reports supporting their case, while dismissing contrary … Continue reading

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US Soldier Killed in Iraq

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350,000 US Troops Exposed to Sarin in 1991 Blast

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Did Bush and Blair Have a “Secret Deal” to Invade Iraq?

Prime Minister Tony Blair is facing mounting pressure from across the House of Commons to hold an independent inquiry into the Iraq war after Clare Short levelled the incendiary allegation at the prime minister that he had lied to the … Continue reading

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In Private, Powell Says Bush Claims are “Bull****”

Truth and consequences: New questions about U.S. intelligence regarding Iraq’s weapons of mass terror By Bruce B. Auster, Mark Mazzetti and Edward T. Pound On the evening of February 1, two dozen American officials gathered in a spacious conference room … Continue reading

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US Soldier Killed Grenade Attack in Iraq

The network, quoting its Baghdad correspondent Fayiza al-Ezzi, said unidentified attackers had lobbed two hand grenades at the tank after exchanging fire with its crew. It said the attack occurred in front of the city’s main mosque, the Abu Hanifa … Continue reading

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Bush Says Empty Iraqi Trailers are “Proof” of WMD

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DoD Undercounted Soldiers Exposed to Gas in 1991

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