A joint British and American spying operation at the United Nations may have been responsible for the failure of a last attempt to prevent the War in
Senior UN diplomats from Mexico and Chile provided new evidence last week that their missions were spied on, in direct contravention of
The former Mexican ambassador to the UN, Adolfo Aguilar Zinser, told The Observer that US officials intervened last March, just days before the war
against Saddam was launched, to halt secret negotiations for a compromise resolution to give weapons inspectors more time to complete their work.
Aguilar Zinser claimed that the intervention could only have come as a result of surveillance of a closed diplomatic meeting where the compromise was
being hammered out. He said it was clear the Americans knew about the confidential discussions in advance. 'When they [the US] found out, they said,
"You should know that we don't like the idea and we don't like you to promote it."'
The revelations follow claims by Chile's former ambassador
This is really great news. I am so glad the truth is being told. I hope the person who was behind all of this gets caught. I know the puppet master
is most likely not going to be caught and that someone way lower in command is going to get blammed but it would be really cool if the puppet master
I used the word puppet master because I could not think of any thing better.
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