Originally posted by NuTroll
bush could not avoid a investigation, so he picks the panel that will investigate. that is a conflict of interest. The panel should be picked by an
Exactly. How could it be any other way?
TC - you're funny. Not good at trying to burn someone. But funny, nonetheless.
Here are some articles about this - for anyone interested in the truth, that is..
The Intel Inquiry Misses the Point
The decision to invade Iraq was made in the White House, not in Langley
Wednesday, Feb. 04, 2004
It's hardly surprising that Colin Powell's breaking ranks on Iraq has sent the White House into a panic. While the Bush administration continues to
insist that the invasion was justified and necessary despite the news that weapons of mass destruction on which the case for war was built didn't
exist, Powell admitted to the Washington Post that if he'd known the truth about Iraq's WMD capability he might not have advocated an invasion.
Asked if he would have advocated invading in the absence of WMD, the Secretary of State answered: "It was the stockpile that presented the final
little piece that made it more of a real and present danger and threat to the region and to the world? [The] absence of a stockpile changes the
political calculus; it changes the answer you get."
Administration Distorted Intelligence Reports
February 5, 2004
If you listen only to weapons inspector David Kay, you would have the impression that the Bush administration was nothing but an innocent victim of
poor intelligence information.
The intelligence agencies told the policy makers the Iraqis had all those weapons of mass destruction, and the administration did what it had to do
and invaded Iraq. Simple as that.
The CIA Ate My Homework
Robert Dreyfuss is a freelance writer based in Alexandria, Virginia, who specializes in politics and national security issues. He is currently working
on a book about America's policy toward political Islam over the past 30 years.
Can President Bush, Vice President Cheney and the Pentagon neoconservatives get away with blaming the Central Intelligence Agency for the mess in
The Deadly Lies of Reliable Sources
by Norman Solomon
After 27 years as a CIA analyst, Ray McGovern knows a few things about propaganda. He notes that "the 'investigation' is slated to go past the
election. Members will be picked by the president, and the scope is unconscionably wider than is necessary." McGovern contends that "the key
question for 2004 is whether the administration's stranglehold on the media can be loosened to the point where the electorate can wake up, take away
the president's driver's license and put an end to the reckless endangerment."