posted on Nov, 25 2009 @ 07:35 PM
Originally posted by GoodOlDave
No, actually, you just contradicted yourself here. After the 9/11 attack the US gave its NATO allies classified intelligence linking Al Qaida to the
attack... This is why there are NATO troops in Afghanistan along with ours.
Therefore, if you are going to attempt to claim that foreign nations are independent authorities... Either the European countries are independent
authorities who are able to offer credible analysis or they are not. You cannot have it both ways.
Sorry, Dave - you've either misread me entirely, or you're just plain wrong. I have not contradicted myself. I think you might be mixing the issues
of Afghanistan and Iraq. I didn't say anything about why troops are in Afghanistan. I was talking about the WMDs in Iraq.
To clarify - I've never heard of a search for WMDs in Afghanistan. That issue was purely surrounding Saddam's Iraq. Afghanistan was purely about al
Quaeda's link with 9/11 - the whole 'let's get OBL' thing.
Secondly, I've never claimed that European countries are independent authorities. I said that if independent authorities tested 'planted' or
'faked' WMDs, it would be very easy for them to identify them as fakes. Thirdly, even if I had, not every European country is a member of NATO.
Fourthly, all of that classified evidence that the US gave to all of its NATO partners - a lot of that CAME from them in the first place, and a lot of
it was BEFORE 9/11.