CIA Files Show America Helped Saddam Hussein As He Gassed Iran

By: Monday August 26, 2013 7:30 am

As the United States government prepares for war with Syria over an alleged chemical weapons attack, a report by Foreign Policy magazine details CIA files that prove that the U.S. knew Saddam Hussein was launching some of the worst chemical attacks in history and provided him assistance anyway. Previously it was a matter of debate [...]

North Korea Tells China More Nuclear Weapons Tests Coming

By: Friday February 15, 2013 5:53 am

Only a few days after North Korea conducted its third nuclear weapons test the rogue state has told its closest ally it plans one or two more nuclear tests this year in hopes of driving American foreign policy. North Korea has told its key ally, China, that it is prepared to stage one or even [...]

Rumsfeld Admits WMD Linchpin of Iraq Invasion

By: Monday February 21, 2011 12:33 pm

I saw this spoken word show with Henry Rollins last night, where he talked for two hours solid without notes. And while he opened with solidarity for the uprisings in Egypt and the worker demonstrations in Wisconsin, he also was, to date, the only person I’ve heard, on media or off, comment on Candy Crowley’s [...]

Desperate to Be Vindicated, Right Wing Makes Up Lies About WMD in Iraq

By: Tuesday October 26, 2010 10:32 am

Conservatives are exercised about the recent Wikileaks revelations. Not about the evidence of US troops turning a blind eye to torture, not about the evidence of much higher civilian casualty rates, but about cheery-picked data suggesting that somehow the 101st Fighting Keyboarders were right all along about Iraq having WMD. Glenn Reynolds has been the [...]

DNI Nominee Clapper Believed Iraqi WMD Shipped to Syria

By: Sunday June 6, 2010 1:46 pm

Yesterday, I noted that Mark Kirk was being dinged back in Illinois for the same casual lies on foreign policy that has become a Republican hallmark in the modern age. One of the examples I used is the old “Saddam hid his WMD in Syria” nonsense. Funny story. Turns out that one of the main [...]

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