Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Syria = Chile = Iran = Egypt: the September 11 edition

=Iraq = Libya = Vietnam =....

Israel took organs from Palestinians.
Powerful new evidence emerged yesterday that the United States dropped massive quantities of white phosphorus on the Iraqi city of Fallujah during the attack on the city in November 2004, killing insurgents and civilians with the appalling burns that are the signature of this weapon. Ever since the assault, which went unreported by any Western journalists, rumours have swirled that the Americans used chemical weapons on the city. [Peter Popham, The Independent]
Governor Ronald Reagan used chemical weapons on students at Berkeley.
That the United States and Great Britain orchestrated the overthrow of Iran’s democratically elected prime minister in 1953 is well known, but it wasn’t until last week’s 60th anniversary that the CIA openly acknowledged its role in planning and executing the coup. The new level of candor should lead to a new level of reflection about the price of such over-reaches of power. Costly reverberations from the coup continue. [Editorial, Eugene, Oregon Register-Guard]
Yes, I believe that 1, 2, and 7 were "pulled." And, when you're appointed POTUS by your brother(s) or your father, you lop all the heads of those with whom you do not agree when you come to office because you're focused on deposing Saddam, the winner of the first Gulf War.

CIA analysts threatened to resign ahead of the attack because they knew they'd be blamed for the failures of the Bush White House.

ProPublica has this. Salon has this. The New York Times has this. lizard posted this. VegasJessie said this. The Dick, Cheney, blames President Obama for poor timing to take out OBL.

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