Remember When the Media Sold Us the Iraq WMD Lies? It’s Happening Again With Russia & Syria

Posted: October 28, 2016 in Uncategorized

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I sure hope they’re right – that Americans aren’t as gullible as they were in 2003.

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by Alice Salles

Months before President George W. Bush’s speech on September 11, 2002, the New York Times reported at the time, White House officials confirmed the Bush administration had already been“[planning its Iraq strategy] long before President Bush’s vacation in Texas” in August of that same year.

The strategy was to persuade the public and Congress that the United States and its allies should confront the “threat from Saddam Hussein.”

The now infamous 9/11 anniversary speech — and the speech before the United Nations following the anniversary remarks — both stressed the importance of “[ridding] the world of terror.” But before speaking to the United Nations, Bush made the clearest case for war.

Claiming“our principles and our security are challenged today by outlaw groups and regimes that accept no law of morality and have no limit to their violent ambitions,” Bush presented his case against Iraq…

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  1. jtremaine says:

    Yep. Problem is no one remembers. On top of that people still think Oswald killed JFK and worst of all they believe 19 half asked Saudi losers pulled off 9-11. Edward Bernays would be proud.

  2. Alan Scott says:

    We didn’t ALL buy it, of course.

  3. Right. I moved to New Zealand shortly after hearing UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter speak and was very active in the Peace Action Network in Christchurch. We held protests fortnightly against the impending invasion and worked (successfully) with other cities to keep Helen Clark from joining the “coalition of the willing.”

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