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NewYorkerfromMass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 10:29 PM
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19. Is this Jeopardy?
Kinda hard to pick an answer that's a question.
Anyway, we got hosed by Iran.
There's nothing tinfoily about it.
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  -OK, weird...I'm getting clobbered by my readers, so take this poll. WilliamPitt  May-25-04 10:13 PM   #0 
  - Gullible Neo-Cons?  trumad   May-25-04 10:16 PM   #1 
  - The neocons' relationship with Chalabi DATES from that period  DrBB   May-25-04 10:44 PM   #38 
     - The Neo-Con Godfather, Leo Strauss  trumad   May-25-04 10:54 PM   #51 
     - Also See This Month's Harper's  REP   May-25-04 11:58 PM   #87 
     - Well Said, Doctor  The Magistrate   May-25-04 11:08 PM   #62 
        - And also you, Mr. M  psychopomp   May-26-04 04:24 AM   #117 
        - My View Matches That of DrBB and The Magistrate, Will  DoveTurnedHawk   May-26-04 09:20 AM   #132 
  - I'm not sure  displacedvermoter   May-25-04 10:17 PM   #2 
  - You left out "both"  Finnfan   May-25-04 10:17 PM   #3 
  - I agree, it's both. They got suckered. It'll be recast as an opportunity.  Eye and Monkey   May-25-04 10:26 PM   #14 
  - I think it's real, and I don't see how it leads to an invasion  BurtWorm   May-25-04 10:17 PM   #4 
  - I agree  Dookus   May-25-04 10:19 PM   #8 
  - It's Real  RobinA   May-26-04 09:11 AM   #130 
  - Too many moving parts  ewagner   May-25-04 10:18 PM   #5 
  - Yep  NV Whino   May-25-04 10:18 PM   #6 
  - I really hadn't considered the Iranian invasion angle before....  AntiCoup2k   May-25-04 10:18 PM   #7 
  - Neither.  Merlin   May-25-04 10:21 PM   #9 
  - Pure set up  mmm   May-25-04 10:22 PM   #10 
  - Did you read Borger's article at the Guardian?  BurtWorm   May-25-04 10:24 PM   #13 
  - I don't buy it  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 10:27 PM   #15 
     - Have you read Parry and Andrew Cockburn yet?  BurtWorm   May-25-04 10:29 PM   #18 
     - Borger, Hersh and Pincus are all mouthpieces for Intelligence insiders.  Merlin   May-25-04 10:43 PM   #36 
     - We seem to be witnessing a long-brooding civil war erupting  BurtWorm   May-25-04 10:49 PM   #46 
     - easy answer to your last question  salin   May-26-04 12:47 AM   #100 
        - It's a truly wonderful thought!  Merlin   May-26-04 12:52 AM   #105 
     - They Wouldn't  RobinA   May-26-04 09:17 AM   #131 
  - I'm not sure  Momof1   May-25-04 10:23 PM   #11 
  - Not sure  mmonk   May-25-04 10:23 PM   #12 
  - will, don't worry, this story is gonna grow legs  AZDemDist6   May-25-04 10:27 PM   #16 
  - Or....some of them believed him. For real.  aquart   May-25-04 10:28 PM   #17 
  - Is this Jeopardy?  NewYorkerfromMass   May-25-04 10:29 PM   #19 
  - Good point  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 10:30 PM   #20 
  - Too many angles with the Chalabi situation  Chicken George   May-25-04 10:30 PM   #21 
  - Why is he not in jail instead of talk show hopping?  vetwife   May-25-04 10:32 PM   #24 
     - Exactly...  Chicken George   May-25-04 10:45 PM   #40 
  - Will, read back up on the PNAC'ers, this is all going according to plan.  anarchy1999   May-25-04 10:31 PM   #22 
  - See post 15  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 10:31 PM   #23 
  - Sorry, you are on it. Should have known. Sorry again.  anarchy1999   May-25-04 10:35 PM   #28 
  - One might wonder why Chalabi would be a free man.  spanone   May-25-04 10:39 PM   #32 
  - You've got to read Robert Parry's article.  BurtWorm   May-25-04 10:34 PM   #27 
  - One thing's for sure...  punpirate   May-25-04 10:33 PM   #25 
  - A brilliant post I saved from Clark's blog on this:  robbedvoter   May-25-04 10:33 PM   #26 
  - Yep. Iran played * like a fiddle. We've been had.  BeFree   May-25-04 10:53 PM   #50 
  - Well, here's a question:  slavkomae   May-25-04 10:36 PM   #29 
  - Because the CIA hasn't given its proof to the Justice Dept.?  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 10:37 PM   #30 
  - Come on, Will...the CIA wasn't involved in this one...it was the DIA,....  Media_Lies_Daily   May-25-04 10:40 PM   #33 
  - Um...  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 10:47 PM   #41 
     - It's true that the CIA had it's own horse in the race  starroute   May-26-04 01:16 AM   #110 
     - If This Was Well Planned  RobinA   May-26-04 09:27 AM   #133 
  - But then...  slavkomae   May-25-04 10:44 PM   #37 
  - There is no doubt the CIA is gaming here  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 10:53 PM   #49 
     - "I don't think the Bushies would allow this much egg on their faces...  slavkomae   May-25-04 11:16 PM   #68 
        - Who has the authority to arrest him?  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 11:27 PM   #73 
           - Why even bother arresting him - just leave him hanging in Iraq  gbwarming   May-25-04 11:36 PM   #76 
           - Wouldn't they want to know what he knows, and wouldn't they...  slavkomae   May-25-04 11:42 PM   #80 
              - They know what he knows.  BurtWorm   May-25-04 11:48 PM   #84 
           - Isn't he in Iraq?  slavkomae   May-25-04 11:41 PM   #78 
  - or Chalabi is just as much a dupe as Bush. eom  NewYorkerfromMass   May-25-04 10:45 PM   #39 
  - Humor me  billybob537   May-25-04 11:02 PM   #60 
     - "If you believe that BS you should be the first one sent in."  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 11:15 PM   #66 
  - Who has the authority to arrest him?  BurtWorm   May-25-04 10:48 PM   #42 
  - i agree with you will  rchsod   May-25-04 10:39 PM   #31 
  - hope vs. fear  VelmaD   May-25-04 10:41 PM   #34 
  - One thing's for sure....  Steven_S   May-25-04 10:42 PM   #35 
  - Could someone please help me with this?  zydeco   May-25-04 10:48 PM   #43 
  - *cough*Wolfowitz*coughcough*Perle*cough*  BurtWorm   May-25-04 10:51 PM   #48 
  - through the looking glass  bpilgrim   May-25-04 10:49 PM   #44 
  - This Administration is constantly trying to convince us that they  Sperk   May-25-04 10:49 PM   #45 
  - I admit, I was wondering if you had started shilling for the neo-cons  Generic Other   May-25-04 10:50 PM   #47 
  - With whose army will they wage this Iran war?  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 10:55 PM   #52 
     - good point...  bpilgrim   May-25-04 10:59 PM   #57 
     - The army they intend to conscript and build . . .  beam_me_up   May-25-04 11:20 PM   #70 
     - we're not going anywhere near Iran, we don't have the resources...  jdolsen   May-26-04 12:51 AM   #102 
        - doubt it  bpilgrim   May-26-04 01:08 AM   #109 
  - Neither. Its to give the Bush* admin cover  Betty The Younger   May-25-04 10:55 PM   #53 
  - welcome to DU Betty  dudeness   May-25-04 10:58 PM   #55 
  - Thank you Dudeness!  Betty The Younger   May-25-04 11:09 PM   #64 
  - welcome to DU  bpilgrim   May-25-04 11:01 PM   #59 
     - Thank you Bpilgrim!  Betty The Younger   May-25-04 11:14 PM   #65 
  - I agree with borg..  dudeness   May-25-04 10:56 PM   #54 
  - At First I Suspected a Neocon Ploy  Labor_Ready   May-25-04 10:58 PM   #56 
  - Could another "terrorist attack" provide the "better pretense"? n/t  beam_me_up   May-25-04 11:08 PM   #63 
     - That's a 'Better Pretense,' Yes  Labor_Ready   May-25-04 11:17 PM   #69 
  - All going along to PNAC, the DLC's & the PPI's plan...  Tinoire   May-25-04 11:00 PM   #58 
  - Things are changing too fast to keep up.  SnohoDem   May-25-04 11:03 PM   #61 
  - Real deal.  RUMMYisFROSTED   May-25-04 11:15 PM   #67 
  - I'm not sure. Who gave Chalabi highly valuable information and why?  Kimber Scott   May-25-04 11:20 PM   #71 
  - The neocons seem to be still behind him.  BurtWorm   May-25-04 11:25 PM   #72 
  - Yes, I know some of them are still backing him.  Kimber Scott   May-25-04 11:42 PM   #79 
  - William Luti and Douglas Feith  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 11:28 PM   #74 
     - and so i wonder what they gave him  bpilgrim   May-25-04 11:33 PM   #75 
        - The OSP operated out of the DoD branch that handled all the Mideast  WilliamPitt   May-25-04 11:40 PM   #77 
        - I can't imagine highly sensitive information would be lying around.  Kimber Scott   May-26-04 12:16 AM   #94 
        - how often did he visit?  bpilgrim   May-26-04 12:33 AM   #98 
           - Dig it  WilliamPitt   May-26-04 12:35 AM   #99 
              - why would the neoCONs pick him knowing his ties?  bpilgrim   May-26-04 01:01 AM   #107 
        - Chalabi said on TV the other day he's had an ongoing relationship  Kimber Scott   May-25-04 11:45 PM   #83 
           - The person he met with recently - reportedly the head of Iranian Intel  salin   May-26-04 12:01 AM   #88 
              - Since they shared an office, is this how he got the US information?  Kimber Scott   May-26-04 12:11 AM   #91 
                 - It isn't clear to me - that is one bit of speculatin (via  salin   May-26-04 12:15 AM   #93 
                 - I told my husband last year, "Wait. They're going to figure out this  Kimber Scott   May-26-04 12:28 AM   #96 
                    - I think the lack of arrests (and the siezure of documents and computers)  salin   May-26-04 12:49 AM   #101 
                 - Someone thought Chalabi was pal enough to be privvy to secrets.  BurtWorm   May-26-04 12:18 AM   #95 
                    - I missed one of those...  salin   May-26-04 12:51 AM   #103 
                       - Check out Cockburn at the Guardian tomorrow, too.  BurtWorm   May-26-04 12:52 AM   #104 
  - Not sure, but look at the cast of characters and their options  bumbler   May-25-04 11:43 PM   #81 
  - A lot of it smells very fishy  wtmusic   May-25-04 11:43 PM   #82 
  - Real - and very convoluted - take a read at Laura Rozen's  salin   May-25-04 11:50 PM   #85 
  - It's Brier Rabbit.  kaitykaity   May-25-04 11:55 PM   #86 
  - One major question is how Israel fits into the Chalabi saga  starroute   May-26-04 12:02 AM   #89 
  - Robert Parry at consortiumnews.com connects some of those dots.  BurtWorm   May-26-04 12:06 AM   #90 
     - I've been wondering about that  starroute   May-26-04 12:12 AM   #92 
        - Iran is becoming more nationalistic and less Islam-minded  starroute   May-26-04 12:55 AM   #106 
  - This story is the CIA and State taking down the neo-cons, and it is true  Stephanie   May-26-04 12:31 AM   #97 
  - Yep, the Neocons may be crafty, but someone played them back...  Pachamama   May-26-04 03:24 AM   #114 
  - I believe it to be just another smokescreen for Prezdint Monkeynuts.  MUAD_DIB   May-26-04 01:02 AM   #108 
  - Sensitive Information  CHIMO   May-26-04 02:02 AM   #111 
  - The weird have turned pro. And suicidal.  BareKnuckledLiberal   May-26-04 02:11 AM   #112 
  - pitt taken in by...  JSJ   May-26-04 03:16 AM   #113 
  - don't know who/what to believe  radfringe   May-26-04 03:56 AM   #115 
  - why a poll?  Fear   May-26-04 03:58 AM   #116 
  - I'm positive that it is NOT to distance Chalabi from Bush  OKNancy   May-26-04 04:48 AM   #118 
  - Don't know  ibegurpard   May-26-04 04:57 AM   #119 
  - I think it is more about rewriting history and distancing the WH from Iran  althecat   May-26-04 04:57 AM   # 
  - I think it is more about rewriting history and distancing the WH from Iran  althecat   May-26-04 04:57 AM   #120 
  - It's about Bush administration infighting  eridani   May-26-04 05:18 AM   #121 
  - CIA  Disturbed   May-26-04 05:33 AM   #122 
  - Slings and Arrows  Jacobin   May-26-04 06:40 AM   #123 
  - Chill, Will. Think Earthquakes.  TomNickell   May-26-04 07:25 AM   #124 
  - Scott Ritter on Chalabi  cal04   May-26-04 07:27 AM   #125 
  - When I heard about the leak of info to Iran,  in_cog_ni_to   May-26-04 07:32 AM   #126 
  - I think it's just another in a long line of "blame him, not us"  leesa   May-26-04 08:00 AM   #127 
  - "CIA Has Rock Solid Evidence"  grl2watch   May-26-04 08:21 AM   #128 
  - Invading Iran would be practically and politically insane...  skryabushka   May-26-04 08:49 AM   #129 
  - Don't falter Pitt. You are right. They are wrong.  troublemaker   May-26-04 09:33 AM   #134 
  - Not Sure BUT  Beetwasher   May-26-04 09:34 AM   #135 
  - Neither. It's to shift blame for the WMD problem "He Tricked Us"  Delano   May-26-04 09:38 AM   #136 
  - I think that if it were an invade-Iran ploy...  JHB   May-26-04 09:40 AM   #137 
  - Irony?  dutchdemocrat   May-26-04 09:44 AM   #138 
  - I think that when the truth is known (whenever that may be)  rustydog   May-26-04 09:45 AM   #139 
  - Cite "Against all Enemies" the almost war with IRAN  gasperc   May-26-04 09:49 AM   #140 
 

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