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The CIA Just Declassified the Document That Supposedly Justified the Iraq Invasion

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posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 08:35 PM
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Thirteen years ago, the intelligence community concluded in a 93-page classified document used to justify the invasion of Iraq that it lacked "specific information" on "many key aspects" of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs.

But that's not what top Bush administration officials said during their campaign to sell the war to the American public. Those officials, citing the same classified document, asserted with no uncertainty that Iraq was actively pursuing nuclear weapons, concealing a vast chemical and biological weapons arsenal, and posing an immediate and grave threat to US national security.

Congress eventually concluded that the Bush administration had "overstated" its dire warnings about

The CIA Just Declassified the Document That Supposedly Justified the Iraq Invasion

Ill keep my Opinion short and simple .

They have had 13 years to make up a good story and bridge connections to Al-Qaeda ,Not to mention redacting any good info that could prove the story wrong .

I have not had a chance to read the PDF but i will,

you can Find it on the page linked for the Article .

Your thoughts ?
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posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 08:39 PM
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Good. Now we get to totally understand how screwed up the evidence is. It should be a comedy clip of misinterpretations.


From what I remember, everyone seemed to be blaming things on someone else.



posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 08:42 PM
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Doesn't this kinda change the recent line of thinking...


"Well no, we actually... did eventually... find WMDs..."


"...They were right behind the Stargate that was guarded by the Djinn in the Labyrinth"...




Honestly, anyone who believes Saddam had WMDs capable of being a threat to the West is part of the Dog & Pony Show!




He had to go, as proven by his Guards and Henchmen turning ISIS into the non-SciFi equivalent of The Darkside...


But when you lie to get it done...

Kinda hinders any future plans you have to remove a despot!








"And the boy cried wolf, for a third and final time...
But on this occasion, nobody came to help him...
& he was devoured, Soul and all!!!"
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posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 08:43 PM
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a reply to: Kapusta

So if the admin overstated and started a war because of it, will they be charged?



posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 08:54 PM
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originally posted by: Autorico
a reply to: Kapusta

So if the admin overstated and started a war because of it, will they be charged?


I doubt it, at least not electrically.

A fried Bush does just not have that desired Je ne sais quoi
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posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:01 PM
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posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:06 PM
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originally posted by: InverseLookingGlass
a reply to: Kapusta




Or...





Hmmmmm?



It seems we differ good sir...

On the battlefield we shall commence with no further pleasantries!!!




posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:09 PM
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a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

What was used on the Kurdish people then?

Fairly dust?


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posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:13 PM
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a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

Shhhhhh! No spoilers! I'll show up later ... I got tooooo much to read... or do I! Nope... lots to read here...

I would advise not commenting till you read it...

Oooopps people are commenting!


So soon?

I'm 2 words in.......


Seriously.. you could not have read all of that at this point.. I respect your opinion... but make it true..

Charlie is for real... don't skip over info!

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New member or old... Charlie counts! Better read it! ( omg ) I have to log off to take it in!
).... as I'm sure from previous readings.. it will make sense...

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posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:14 PM
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originally posted by: Chadwickus
a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

What was used on the Kurdish people then?

Fairly dust?




Thanks...


Because until your sarcastic response I had no idea the Kurds inside Iraq's borders had a wingspan that reached the Western world!



How silly of me!
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posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:16 PM
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a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

So you don't deny they had wmd's then.

Thanks



posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:18 PM
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originally posted by: Chadwickus
a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

So you don't deny they had wmd's then.

Thanks



Maybe you could tell me where I did say that?



Or read my post again, and realise your mistaken reading comprehension, perhaps!


Ta!



posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:21 PM
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a reply to: Kapusta

This Just In ......


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posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:22 PM
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Did anyone read this yet? I've read a bunch of pages so far, and all I see are "we think" "there is a possibility" "we don't have enough info about....." "they are illegally selling oil and might possibly be funding wWMD with the money"
i have not seen any thing yet solid saying we have proof, or anything....
i



posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:25 PM
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a reply to: neomaximus10

So the only thing they were certain of was "selling oil illegally"...


What does that even mean?


"Not to us, at the price we prefer"???


Barfing!



posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:26 PM
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a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

Yeah your sarcasm about star gates seems to hint at it..



posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:30 PM
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originally posted by: Chadwickus
a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

Yeah your sarcasm about star gates seems to hint at it..



And the bit below about "WMDs capable of being a threat to the west" specifically points to the opposite...


So, you know, maybe read further before you respond with such unpleasant humour about fairy dust and Kurds.



Sweet!



posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:32 PM
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originally posted by: neomaximus10
Did anyone read this yet? I've read a bunch of pages so far, and all I see are "we think" "there is a possibility" "we don't have enough info about....." "they are illegally selling oil and might possibly be funding wWMD with the money"
i have not seen any thing yet solid saying we have proof, or anything....
i

I haven't had a chance to read it yet, but I thought it was already a given that there was no solid evidence backing up any of the "reasons" for the invasion....Hell, I think most of us have known that for about 14 years...



posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:33 PM
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All the info is well and good but does anyone really remember what started the deal with the WMDs? . I do. Remember the UN and the IAEA ? U.S. we know that IRAQ has been making nukes and they will not let the IAEA in to inspect. You guys need to make them let us inspect. Iraq - no now you can actually come in and inspect. Ok , U.S. you can stand down now. Iraq - now the U.S. is standing down , we have changed our minds , you all got to turn around and go back. U.S. they want let us in to check and verify go beat them up......wash ....rinse ....repeat .No wonder , any nation would have become very frustrated and tired of that B.S. and whining .



posted on Mar, 19 2015 @ 09:39 PM
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While WMD was a large sticking point. There were many other reasons for going in. The hassles that UN weapons inspectors were given despite the treaty ending the Gulf War. The oil for food scam that violated sanctions. Purchases of items from some NATO countries (France and Germany) that violated sanctions and the treaty.

But sometimes all it takes is a good speech www.youtube.com...







 
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