Category Archives: Iraq War

On This Day — CIA Director John Brennan Defends Torture Methods (December 11 2014)

“In a limited number of cases, agency officers used interrogation techniques that had not been authorized, were abhorrent and rightly should be repudiated by all.” CIA Director John Brennan (December 11 2014) “No evidence that terror attacks were stopped, terrorists … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Gordon Brown : “UK Misled Over Iraqi WMDs”

“Given that Iraq had no usable chemical, biological or nuclear weapons that it could deploy and was not about to attack the coalition, then two tests of a just war were not met: war could not be justified.” Gordon Brown … Continue reading

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On This Day — UN Resolution 670 (Sept. 25 1990) – The Rise and Fall of Saddam Hussein (Documentary)

“In a now famous interview with the Iraqi leader, U.S. Ambassador April Glaspie told Saddam, ‘[W]e have no opinion on the Arab-Arab conflicts, like your border disagreement with Kuwait.’ The U.S. State Department had earlier told Saddam that Washington had … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Sir John Chilcot: “Tony Blair Not Straight With UK Over Iraq”

“When I briefed Tony Blair, it was quite clear that he felt this was a necessity, that there was a just cause, that we had to do something about this. How he portrayed that politically… I do not think he … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Spymasters: CIA In the Crosshairs

“Without the Camp Bucca, there would be no ISIS today. It made it all, it built our ideology. We could never have all got together like this in Baghdad, or anywhere else. It would have been impossibly dangerous. Here, we … Continue reading

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Sir John Chilcot: “Tony Blair ‘not straight’ with UK over Iraq”

“When I briefed Tony Blair, it was quite clear that he felt this was a necessity, that there was a just cause, that we had to do something about this. How he portrayed that politically… I do not think he … Continue reading

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Spymasters: CIA In the Crosshairs

“It really isn’t possible to come to any other conclusion. Without the (Iraq) invasion, we would not have Isis. It’s crystal clear.”   “The Spymasters: CIA In the Crosshairs is a 2015 documentary film which covers the experience of the Central … Continue reading

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