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NEWS: Bush and Blair made secret pact for Iraq war.

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posted on Apr, 3 2004 @ 09:26 PM
At a private White House dinner, just nine days after the tragic and devastating terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, President Bush sought the support of UK's Prime Minister Tony Blair in removing Saddam Hussein from power.

Bush and Blair's Secret Pact

According to Sir Christopher Meyer, the former British Ambassador to Washington, who was at the dinner when Blair became the first foreign leader to visit America after 11 September, Blair told Bush he should not get distracted from the war on terror's initial goal - dealing with the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan.

Bush, claims Meyer, replied by saying: 'I agree with you, Tony. We must deal with this first. But when we have dealt with Afghanistan, we must come back to Iraq.' Regime change was already US policy.

The details for this astonishing conversation will be unfolded within Vanity Fair Magazine in their May edition. Will this further confirm what Mr. Richard Clarke was implying when he stated that President Bush was overly "obsessed with Iraq" after the tragic event of Sept. 11? Will this undoubtedly lead to more drastic implications for Prime Minister Tony Blair? Will National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice's upcoming testimony prove to the contrary?

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[Edited on 3-4-2004 by Seekerof]

posted on Apr, 4 2004 @ 10:17 PM
Just released today, it seems that the same 25,000-word document that is soon to be released by Vanity Fair Magazine.....:

Details of this extraordinary conversation will be published this week in a 25,000-word article on the path to war with Iraq in the May issue of the American magazine Vanity Fair.

Bush and Blair made secret pact for Iraq war

contd.....mentions that France offered the US a "surprise compromise":

The French government offered a surprise compromise to the US president, George Bush, in the run-up to the war in Iraq, according to a detailed investigation published in Vanity Fair this week.

The report undermines the public perception of France standing resolutely against the US and Britain in the United Nations security council as the two countries tried to win a second resolution in support of war.

Further on in the article:

Instead, the two said that the first resolution on Iraq, 1441, passed the previous year, provided enough legal cover for war and that France would keep quiet if the US went to war on that basis.

The deal would suit the French by maintaining its "good cop" status in the Arab world and safeguarding Franco-US relations.

France 'sought secret UN deal' in bid to avert row

Wow. Seems to correspond with this report (below)further indicating and undermining France's ambiguous nature, in regards to Iraq:
The French War For Oil


[Edited on 4-4-2004 by Seekerof]


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