Treason-Bush Was Set on Path to War, Memo by British Adviser

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Treason-Bush Was Set on Path to War, Memo by British Adviser

Postby BannedfromDU » Mon Mar 27, 2006 12:58 pm

NYTimes.com<br>March 27, 2006<br>Leaders<br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Bush Was Set on Path to War, Memo by British Adviser Says </strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><br>By DON VAN NATTA Jr.<br><br>QUOTE         <br>But behind closed doors, the president was certain that war was inevitable. During a private two-hour meeting in the Oval Office on Jan. 31, 2003, he made clear to Prime Minister Tony Blair of Britain that he was determined to invade Iraq without the second resolution, or even if international arms inspectors failed to find unconventional weapons, said a confidential memo about the meeting written by Mr. Blair's top foreign policy adviser and reviewed by The New York Times.        <br><br><br><br>QUOTE         <br>The memo also shows that the president and the prime minister acknowledged that no unconventional weapons had been found inside Iraq. Faced with the possibility of not finding any before the planned invasion, Mr. Bush talked about several ways to provoke a confrontation, including a proposal to paint a United States surveillance plane in the colors of the United Nations in hopes of drawing fire, or assassinating Mr. Hussein.        <br><br><br><br>QUOTE         <br>The January 2003 memo is the latest in a series of secret memos produced by top aides to Mr. Blair that summarize private discussions between the president and the prime minister. Another group of British memos, including the so-called Downing Street memo written in July 2002, showed that some senior British officials had been concerned that the United States was determined to invade Iraq, and that the "intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy" by the Bush administration to fit its desire to go to war.        <br><br><br>QUOTE         <br>Mr. Bush and Mr. Blair candidly expressed their doubts that chemical, biological or nuclear weapons would be found in Iraq in the coming weeks, the memo said. The president spoke as if an invasion was unavoidable. The two leaders discussed a timetable for the war, details of the military campaign and plans for the aftermath of the war.        <br><br><br><br>QUOTE         <br>"The U.S. was thinking of flying U2 reconnaissance aircraft with fighter cover over Iraq, painted in U.N. colours," the memo says, attributing the idea to Mr. Bush. "If Saddam fired on them, he would be in breach."<br><br>It also described the president as saying, "The U.S. might be able to bring out a defector who could give a public presentation about Saddam's W.M.D," referring to weapons of mass destruction.<br><br>A brief clause in the memo refers to a third possibility, mentioned by Mr. Bush, a proposal to assassinate Saddam Hussein. The memo does not indicate how Mr. Blair responded to the idea.<br><br>FULL-<br><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href="http://nytimes.com/2006/03/27/international/europe/27memo.html?hp&ex=1143435600&en=b6593aee0e01d384&ei=5094&partner=homepage">nytimes.com/2006/03/27/in...r=homepage</a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--> <p></p><i></i>
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Re: Treason-Bush Was Set on Path to War, Memo by British Adv

Postby StarmanSkye » Mon Mar 27, 2006 8:48 pm

Chickenshit Congress won't enforce the Laws of the Land -- If we had a legitimate law-abiding Attorney General who upheld his sworn duty to defend the Constitution from all enemies foreign and domestic then we wouldn't be in this fix with a War-Power Dictator deciding 'which' laws he will uphold and obey and claiming unlimited powers to order suspension of Bill of Rights guranatees and War Crime statutes. This is the inevitable result from the unprosecuted crimes of the JFK-assassination/Johnson coup d'etat and the horrific war-crimes, foreign aggression and domestic law-enforcement abuses/terrorism of the 60s, 70s and 80s (and 90s and beyond).<br><br>I gotta say -- Chickenshit 'officials' who hid their knowledge and didn't go mainstream public with what they knew back 'then' when secret meetings and memos and deals went on, like divying-up Iraq's resources, and subsidizing Terrorist groups and making deals with Terrorists, spies, foreign intel assets and criminals with their own interests and agenda.<br><br>Now 'National Security' and Judicial-imposed gag-orders and White House intimidation/warning of whistleblowers and the UK State Secret Acts makes 'truth' a locked-down commodity in too-short supply (only matched by an equivalent lack of courage among 'leaders' who have contrived to create a false mandate to criminalize dissent and subvert justice.<br><br>****<br><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href="http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/031406L.shtml">www.truthout.org/docs_2006/031406L.shtml</a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--> <br><br>Experts Question Credibility of US Human Rights Report <br> By William Fisher <br>--quote--<br>Introducing the Human Rights report, Secretary Rice said, "How a country treats its own people is a strong indication of how it will behave toward its neighbors. The growing demand for democratic governance reflects a recognition that the best guarantor of human rights is a <br>thriving democracy," with rights such as accountable government and a free press. <br><br> But Samer Shehata, Assistant Professor of Arab Politics at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University, told us, "The US has lost a tremendous amount of credibility in any discussion of human rights and rule of law. I can't imagine anyone in the Middle East or the 'Muslim World,' for example, taking the State Department report seriously. After all, how can you take a report on human rights seriously written by a nation-state that is currently perceived to be <br>among the most egregious violators of human rights and rule of law in the world?" <br><br>*****<br>Indeed.<br>'Uh, Ms Rice, would you care to respond?'<br><br>Christ but these idiot-frauds are repugnant, hypocritical lying, thieving murderous traitors -- what they've sold their souls to sure is NOT to benefit We, The People.<br>--Starman<br><br>--edited to remove duplicate ex-Delta-force Comm. Haney's comments c/o SB Sun already on board. <p></p><i>Edited by: <A HREF=http://p216.ezboard.com/brigorousintuition.showUserPublicProfile?gid=starmanskye>StarmanSkye</A> at: 3/27/06 5:56 pm<br></i>
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