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stop the bleeding Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-17-06 08:48 AM
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4. does this help? - this post was to answer for post#3
Edited on Fri Nov-17-06 08:49 AM by stop the bleeding
Nasiri said Libi "needed the conflict in Iraq because months before I heard him telling us when a question was asked in the mosque after the prayer in the evening, where is the best country to fight the jihad?" Libi said Iraq was chosen because it was the "weakest" Muslim country.

It is known that under interrogation, Libi misled Washington. His claims were seized on by George Bush, vice-president, Dick Cheney, and Colin Powell, secretary of state, in his address to the security council in February, 2003, which argued the case for a pre-emptive war against Iraq.

Though he did not name Libi, Mr Powell said "a senior terrorist operative" who "was responsible for one of al-Qaida's training camps in Afghanistan" had told US agencies that Saddam Hussein had offered to train al-Qaida in the use of "chemical or biological weapons".


Does this answer your question - I am tired so I may be reading your post wrong.
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  -The Guardian: Al-Qaida 'planted information to encourage US invasion' kpete  Nov-17-06 08:42 AM   #0 
  - you always find the good stories  stop the bleeding   Nov-17-06 08:43 AM   #1 
  - Wow.  Horse with no Name   Nov-17-06 08:44 AM   #2 
  - There's nothing to wonder about. They tortured him.  krkaufman   Nov-17-06 11:31 AM   #19 
  - Doesn't pass the sniff test  magellan   Nov-17-06 08:46 AM   #3 
  - It was used; the DIA thought it dodgy, the CIA embraced it  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-17-06 08:51 AM   #6 
  - It was.  dorkulon   Nov-17-06 08:52 AM   #8 
  - Thank you both  magellan   Nov-17-06 08:53 AM   #10 
  - Ummm... It *was* used, as the Guardian articles details.  krkaufman   Nov-17-06 11:32 AM   #20 
  - does this help? - this post was to answer for post#3  stop the bleeding   Nov-17-06 08:48 AM   #4 
  - Is your reply to me?  magellan   Nov-17-06 08:52 AM   #9 
     - yes and your welcome  stop the bleeding   Nov-17-06 08:59 AM   #13 
  - W, you big patsy.....  The Count   Nov-17-06 08:50 AM   #5 
  - That isn't "new", al Qaeda wanting to overthrow Saddam.  LynnTheDem   Nov-17-06 08:51 AM   #7 
  - and who knows more about enabling OBL than almost anybody?  Jim Warren   Nov-17-06 11:43 AM   #28 
  - Actually, the degree to which Bush is checking-off bin Ladin's ToDo List items...  krkaufman   Nov-17-06 11:50 AM   #30 
  - read this  SoftUnderbelly   Nov-17-06 08:56 AM   #11 
  - I wish they broadcasted Newsnight on BBC America. n/t  krkaufman   Nov-17-06 11:35 AM   #21 
  - What Bushit! It was Chalabi and friends that helped plant evidence. Curveball ring a bell???? eom  OmmmSweetOmmm   Nov-17-06 08:58 AM   #12 
  - No, it is quite realistic -- except for the "al Qaeda" part  krkaufman   Nov-17-06 11:38 AM   #23 
  - To me, this is quite plausible.  Jim4Wes   Nov-17-06 09:02 AM   #14 
  - One of bin Laden's goals was to kick Saddam out  Jacobin   Nov-17-06 09:05 AM   #15 
  - Dubya (Cheney) knew! He hatched the plan with Osama.  buddysmellgood   Nov-17-06 10:03 AM   #17 
  - This story is a plant n/t  CJCRANE   Nov-17-06 09:09 AM   #16 
  - Come on  shadowknows69   Nov-17-06 10:05 AM   #18 
  - The source is questionable, but you state the best reason to disbelieve it.  BurtWorm   Nov-17-06 11:37 AM   #22 
  - And Al-Qaida used to be called the Afghan Mujahideen who the CIA funded and supported  NNN0LHI   Nov-17-06 11:40 AM   #24 
  - Though there's some overlap, al Qaeda and mujahideen aren't the same.  krkaufman   Nov-17-06 11:42 AM   #27 
     - If this article is correct there appears to be more than "some overlap"  NNN0LHI   Nov-17-06 06:30 PM   #31 
  - Parallel LBN thread here...  krkaufman   Nov-17-06 11:40 AM   #25 
  - The Al Qaida operative WAS Bush  ComerPerro   Nov-17-06 11:41 AM   #26 
  - Osama stated that he wanted to pull the US into a long  alfredo   Nov-17-06 11:44 AM   #29 
 

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