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June 02, 2016 "Information Clearing House" - "NEO" - In an ideal world, Tony Blair would have been tried for war crimes years ago, and most probably would be over a decade into a life-time jail sentence for his role in the Iraq war. However, in our Orwellian world, devoid of justice and accountability, Blair is doing what he does best: warmongering. The former British Prime Minister stated this week that in order to defeat ISIS, Britain and the wider West will have to “wage a proper ground war against them.”
Blair has been a vocal of proponent of deploying ground forces against ISIS in the Middle East and North Africa, calling again for Western troops on the ground in March of this year. Blair’s remarks are conformation of what many in the independent media have been warning about for years now; that some individuals in the West are trying to use the threat of ISIS (which they created) to launch a full-scale invasion of Syria and attempt to oust Assad. If the West is filled with enough hubris to actually deploy ground troops to Syria, it would move the West one step closer to military confrontation with Russia. The Illegal Invasion of the Cradle of Civilisation
originally posted by: Sublimecraft
Too bad the coalition of the willing didn't listen to Dr David Kelly in 2003 instead of suiciding him, he could have save them $800 Billion, but Oh no - warpigs gotta war.
I have often wondered if the families of our solders who were killed in Iraq could build a case for a "wrongful death" law suit against the U S government and "personally" against those who chose to start a war by invading that country. This document may be a part of the evidence needed to mount such an action.
originally posted by: Rosinitiate
The world has forever changed post 911, from that moment all hell was unleashed on earth courtesy of the U.S.
At this point the past has become or quickly becoming irrelevant. The Iraq war is now but a blip and any concessions offered by the US will be menial at best. What has happened to mankind since then should make us all eligible for grievances.
I was reading today that Iraq's military received support from Russia...specifically in arms purchases. Yet more unintended consequences. So since all this # started we have driven Iran, Iraq, Syria and Russia even closer together. Gotta love the irony though.
originally posted by: Discotech
a reply to: tinymind
Well at least it confirms what the majority always suspected, that the war was based on a lie
Just a shame those who lied are immune from any form of punishment
The resolution cited many factors as justifying the use of military force against Iraq: Iraq's noncompliance with the conditions of the 1991 ceasefire agreement, including interference with U.N. weapons inspectors. Iraq "continuing to possess and develop a significant chemical and biological weapons capability" and "actively seeking a nuclear weapons capability" posed a "threat to the national security of the United States and international peace and security in the Persian Gulf region." Iraq's "brutal repression of its civilian population." Iraq's "capability and willingness to use weapons of mass destruction against other nations and its own people". Iraq's hostility towards the United States as demonstrated by the 1993 assassination attempt on former President George H. W. Bush and firing on coalition aircraft enforcing the no-fly zones following the 1991 Gulf War. Members of al-Qaeda, an organization bearing responsibility for attacks on the United States, its citizens, and interests, including the attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, are known to be in Iraq. Iraq's "continu[ing] to aid and harbor other international terrorist organizations," including anti-United States terrorist organizations. Iraq paid bounty to families of suicide bombers. The efforts by the Congress and the President to fight terrorists, and those who aided or harbored them. The authorization by the Constitution and the Congress for the President to fight anti-United States terrorism. The governments in Turkey, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia feared Saddam and wanted him removed from power. Citing the Iraq Liberation Act of 1998, the resolution reiterated that it should be the policy of the United States to remove the Saddam Hussein regime and promote a democratic replacement.
The CIA released a copy of the NIE in 2004 in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, but redacted virtually all of it, citing a threat to national security.