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Mortos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-13-07 09:34 AM
Response to Reply #37
44. I hope you are correct
Like I said in the OP, anything I heard in Iraq was run through the bullshit detector. Having said that, I think you either misunderstood my origingal post or I wasn't clear enough in explaining. The secret area I referred to was an office that my boss, a person with no security clearance, was allowed to go into. It wasn't a secret base or a large area in Iraq.

The maps he claimed to see were in this room and it is my understanding that this was a high level KBR office. The information, if true, would indicate that KBR had foreknowledge of a pre-planned invasion into Iran and had already made plans for the troop support aspect of it.

Having been there, you know how much private contractors have become intwined in the military functions. Private contractors are responsible for everything from logistics, housing, feeding, waste disposal, laundry, even entertainment of the troops. There is nothing the military does, that does not include private contractors.

The site this was allegedly witnessed, Tallil Air Base, is the site of KBR't top managerial functions in Iraq. The Project Manager for LOGCAP II and III works there as do all of the senior administrative management for the project. The PM, when I left, was a retired military officer, as were several of the KBR management.

If what I was told is true, it makes perfect sense that the military's infrastructure suppliers (KBR) would be in the loop about future endeavors. Again, I don't know if the guy was bullshitting me or bragging trying to impress me but he is not the only person who told me that KBR had advanced knowledge invasions.

I just thought it was interesting that events seem to be converging to make his allegation seem more factual.

As to the timing of the invasion in January of 2007, you, as a former military person know, that plans change as conditions do. I stated in a previous post that in the 2003 post invasion euforia, that military planners may have envisioned a stable Iraq and massive popular support for a continued jaunt into Iran. It may be that the situation on the ground and at home has forced the neo-cons to revise or scrap their plans.

I hope so.
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  -KBR has been planning the invasion of IRAN since 2003 Mortos  Jan-12-07 03:46 PM   #0 
  - Have you written about this before, Mortos?  leveymg   Jan-12-07 03:51 PM   #1 
  - No I haven't  Mortos   Jan-12-07 03:53 PM   #2 
  - Can you write a long, detailed account? Names, dates, places.  leveymg   Jan-12-07 04:09 PM   #11 
     - I can.  Mortos   Jan-12-07 04:13 PM   #13 
        - How long would that take you?  leveymg   Jan-12-07 04:16 PM   #15 
        - PM me  Mortos   Jan-12-07 04:19 PM   #16 
           - I'll do that now.  leveymg   Jan-12-07 04:19 PM   #17 
        - I believe you are risking everything if you expose yourself on DU or to someone you don't know.  higher class   Jan-15-07 08:06 PM   #81 
  - For those of you who doubt I was there  Mortos   Jan-13-07 09:45 AM   #45 
     - Interesting to see the differences in body language between the various  leveymg   Jan-13-07 03:33 PM   #65 
  - I hope you're lying  magellan   Jan-12-07 03:54 PM   #3 
  - I am not lying  Mortos   Jan-12-07 03:58 PM   #6 
     - I hope you understand, I wasn't accusing you  magellan   Jan-12-07 04:04 PM   #10 
        - I didn't take it as an accusation  Mortos   Jan-12-07 04:09 PM   #12 
  - How come you have two different subject lines?  Alexander   Jan-12-07 03:54 PM   #4 
  - I changed the subject line  Mortos   Jan-12-07 03:59 PM   #7 
     - I figured as much, the GD subject changed  Alexander   Jan-12-07 05:12 PM   #25 
  - I've been talking to troops for months who conceded Iran was in the works  shadowknows69   Jan-12-07 03:57 PM   #5 
  - We're in big trouble.  Just-plain-Kathy   Jan-12-07 04:00 PM   #8 
  - PNAC had Iran in Syria in their sites since the late '90s.  dflprincess   Jan-12-07 04:01 PM   #9 
  - Right.  siligut   Jan-13-07 08:54 AM   #42 
  - Iraq: Drawing board since 2000...  fooj   Jan-12-07 04:16 PM   #14 
  - I actually documented this conversation  Mortos   Jan-12-07 04:35 PM   #19 
  - I don't suppose  Marie26   Jan-12-07 04:37 PM   #20 
     - I worked for KBR  Mortos   Jan-12-07 05:06 PM   #23 
        - Have you seen Three Days of the Condor ? Will the NYTImes print ?  EVDebs   Jan-12-07 05:16 PM   #26 
           - I have contacted the NYT  Mortos   Jan-12-07 09:08 PM   #27 
              - Keith Olbermann is who you need to contact....  dogday   Jan-13-07 10:17 AM   #47 
                 - Agreed. The NYT is MSM in good standing and won't cross * nt  EVDebs   Jan-14-07 01:07 AM   #70 
  - Actually  Rosemary2205   Jan-12-07 09:24 PM   #29 
  - very interesting you know they planned this whole thing  alyce douglas   Jan-12-07 09:41 PM   #31 
  - The Iran Directorate (Bush Admin agitators)  chill_wind   Jan-12-07 04:34 PM   #18 
  - you should repost this chill_wind  seemslikeadream   Jan-12-07 04:41 PM   #21 
     - Done. Thanks! Link:  chill_wind   Jan-13-07 06:55 AM   #40 
  - Yes document this properly  FitzmasAgain   Jan-12-07 04:42 PM   #22 
  - One small correction:  bvar22   Jan-12-07 05:11 PM   #24 
  - 6th front in a 6th war  sweetheart   Jan-13-07 03:30 PM   #64 
     - What forces do we have in Lebanon??  sanskritwarrior   Jan-13-07 04:33 PM   #66 
        - our cluster munitions and chemical weapons  sweetheart   Jan-14-07 06:05 AM   #71 
  - K&R & bookmarked. . . .n/t  annabanana   Jan-12-07 09:12 PM   #28 
  - OMG, this is nothing but greed and power and for control of  alyce douglas   Jan-12-07 09:34 PM   #30 
  - Would you please consider contacting Rep. Kucinich?  coffeenap   Jan-12-07 09:50 PM   #32 
  - I will try  Mortos   Jan-12-07 09:53 PM   #33 
     - Yes, if anyone would listen Kuninch (sorry if I spelled his name wrong)  alyce douglas   Jan-12-07 10:03 PM   #34 
     - That's ok. If you can give him enough of the details, he might  coffeenap   Jan-12-07 10:14 PM   #35 
  - I don't doubt it  WilliamPitt   Jan-13-07 12:28 AM   #36 
  - I'll be the skunk at the  sanskritwarrior   Jan-13-07 05:03 AM   #37 
  - I hope you are correct  Mortos   Jan-13-07 09:34 AM   #44 
  - Everything you're saying makes complete sense, except the timing  leveymg   Jan-13-07 12:00 PM   #49 
     - I am trying to get some documents together  Mortos   Jan-13-07 12:48 PM   #52 
  - I remeber how the Iraq war started.  IMayBeWrongBut   Jan-13-07 02:34 PM   #59 
     - Everyone swearing up and down  sanskritwarrior   Jan-16-07 02:48 AM   #86 
  - Agent Mike will soon be your best friend.  Roland99   Jan-13-07 05:09 AM   #38 
  - K&R  Jeroen   Jan-13-07 05:25 AM   #39 
  - Wow, THANK YOU for posting this!  Raksha   Jan-13-07 07:00 AM   #41 
  - You are correct...  Virginia Dare   Jan-13-07 08:59 AM   #43 
  - Many DUers, like many typical Americans, will wait for the made-for-TV announcement  chill_wind   Jan-13-07 10:12 AM   #46 
  - I'm not sure ...  BearSquirrel2   Jan-15-07 09:10 PM   #83 
  - i have started playing the game risk lately with family. i feel like i am  seabeyond   Jan-13-07 11:21 AM   #48 
  - Like you said, who knows if what that guy told you was true - but it sure is starting  file83   Jan-13-07 12:10 PM   #50 
  - When I saw the name "Mortos" at the end of the post, my heart sank.  Straight Shooter   Jan-13-07 12:41 PM   #51 
  - I can cry along with that,  Ghost Dog   Jan-13-07 02:52 PM   #60 
  - K&R  Jcrowley   Jan-13-07 01:16 PM   #53 
  - I have issues here  Terran   Jan-13-07 01:19 PM   #54 
  - I don't understand what you are saying is inconsistent  Mortos   Jan-13-07 01:35 PM   #55 
     - my mistake, sorry  Terran   Jan-13-07 01:59 PM   #57 
  - I totally believe you....  Spazito   Jan-13-07 01:41 PM   #56 
  - I believe a strike in January may still be on.  mogthemonk   Jan-13-07 02:24 PM   #58 
  - Hmm. Welcome to DU, monk.  Ghost Dog   Jan-13-07 03:00 PM   #61 
     - Maybe so.  mogthemonk   Jan-13-07 03:20 PM   #63 
        - Good points all. Food for thought.  Ghost Dog   Jan-13-07 05:01 PM   #67 
  - Now that is what I call scary!  Auntie Bush   Jan-13-07 03:11 PM   #62 
  - Thank you, Steve  Steve_DeShazer   Jan-13-07 05:18 PM   #68 
  - Iran Means Nukes  NBachers   Jan-13-07 08:53 PM   #69 
  - if this is even 1/2 true, then  rolfboy   Jan-14-07 06:45 AM   #72 
  - No offense meant to any DU naysayer, however...  2QT2BSTR8   Jan-14-07 12:29 PM   #73 
  - I have tried to tell this story to the NYT and the Washington Post  Mortos   Jan-14-07 03:16 PM   #75 
     - Hi  sanskritwarrior   Jan-16-07 02:45 AM   #85 
  - CNN: White House: Can't rule out attack on Iran Jan. 14, 2007  keepCAblue   Jan-14-07 01:51 PM   #74 
  - WHAT is KBR?  Sukie1941   Jan-14-07 08:46 PM   #76 
  - KBR = Kellogg Brown and Root  Mortos   Jan-14-07 09:16 PM   #77 
  - That's a difficult question  NobleCynic   Jan-14-07 09:56 PM   #78 
  - If what he told me was accurate  Mortos   Jan-14-07 10:57 PM   #79 
  - Indeed. If true, that is how it would seem  NobleCynic   Jan-15-07 07:55 PM   #80 
  - It was about a year and a half ago that someone posted that  higher class   Jan-15-07 08:29 PM   #82 
     - I believe you meant to reply to the thread rather than my post  NobleCynic   Jan-16-07 12:12 AM   #84 
        - where will they fly the false flag ?  radiofreesrini   Jan-17-07 03:26 AM   #87 
           - Huh?  NobleCynic   Jan-17-07 03:55 AM   #89 
  - Lots of money still to be made, and BushCo believes it is theirs...Imperialism!  LaPera   Jan-17-07 03:29 AM   #88 

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