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lukery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-03-07 07:09 AM
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Sibel Edmonds, George Tenet's lies, and al Qaeda's nukes
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While we're piling on George Tenet, I wanted to pick up on one particular lie from his 60 Minutes interview.

Tenet says "If al Qaeda were to acquire nuclear capability, the thousands of weapons we have would be irrelevant."

According to previous articles by former FBI translator & whistleblower Sibel Edmonds, Tenet's statement appears to be a lie.

In Sibel's Nov 06 blockbuster article "The Highjacking of a Nation" where she outlines her case for all to see, she writes :
"Here is what CIA Director Porter Goss said bluntly before the Senate Intelligence Committee in February 2004,
“It may be only a matter of time before Al Qaeda or other groups attempt to use chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear weapons. We must focus on that.”
And we know that he knows; has known for the longest time!"

I asked Sibel if that means what I thought she means - that al Qaeda has nuclear weapons - and she confirmed that's what she meant. (Granted, Sibel's definition of al Qaeda sometimes appear to diverge from what is commonly known as 'al Qaeda.' I'll have more on that in a later post).

If ex-CIA Director Porter Goss has known this 'for the longest time' - then ex-CIA Director George Tenet surely must also know the same. So we know Tenet is lying about that. And that's troubling.

Of course, when we're dealing with Sibel Edmonds' case, there's so much that's troubling...

It's troubling to know that al Qaeda has nukes. It's troubling to know that at least two CIA Directors, Tenet and Goss, are lying about what they know. It's troubling that al Qaeda got these nukes with the help of people in the US government. It's troubling that the US government agencies (FBI, CIA) have known about this all along, and done nothing about it. (see here for supporting documentation)

In other Sibel news, we still haven't had an answer from Waxman's office regarding "Let Sibel Edmonds Speak " - our call for new public hearings into her case. It looks like we'll have some new content to work off toward the end of next week - and we'll use that to put pressure on Waxman again. I'll keep you posted. (let me know if you want to get on my mailing list for whenever I have new Sibel-related news)
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  -Sibel Edmonds, George Tenet's lies, and al Qaeda's nukes lukery  May-03-07 07:09 AM   #0 
  - Thanks lukery.  mmonk   May-03-07 07:15 AM   #1 
  - thnx mmonk  lukery   May-03-07 07:23 AM   #2 
  - From where did they acquire them? Pakistan, perhaps?  Roland99   May-03-07 07:29 AM   #3 
  - Not Pakistan! Los Alamos!  lukery   May-03-07 07:35 AM   #4 
     - But Do We Know for Sure Turkey Passed Nuke  randyconspiracybuff   May-03-07 07:43 AM   #7 
     - not exactly linear  lukery   May-03-07 08:04 AM   #12 
     - wow.  Roland99   May-03-07 08:05 AM   #13 
     - Do you know when this happened?  DrDebug   May-03-07 08:43 AM   #24 
        - sibel was before this  lukery   May-03-07 08:54 AM   #26 
           - Before is good  DrDebug   May-03-07 09:25 AM   #27 
  - K & R  StateSecrets   May-03-07 07:39 AM   #5 
  - Thanks, Luke. What do you mean by, "Sibel's definition of al Qaeda"?  leveymg   May-03-07 07:40 AM   #6 
  - I Think Sibel Is Applying a Broad Definition...  randyconspiracybuff   May-03-07 07:46 AM   #8 
  - I think the reference is broader than the KLA. Perhaps, Luke or  leveymg   May-03-07 07:49 AM   #9 
     - Luke Might Be Able To...  randyconspiracybuff   May-03-07 07:56 AM   #10 
     - what is al qaeda?  lukery   May-03-07 08:17 AM   #15 
        - What she means is that the terrorists, nuke dealers and al-Qaeda overlap  DrDebug   May-03-07 10:19 AM   #31 
  - well, there are two separate questions  lukery   May-03-07 07:59 AM   #11 
  - The crux is the intersection where AQ and nuclear club overlap.  leveymg   May-03-07 08:06 AM   #14 
     - indeed - that's why i'm a bit hesitant to expand atm  lukery   May-03-07 08:27 AM   #17 
  - Right  StateSecrets   May-03-07 08:28 AM   #18 
     - Which Means It Is Time for Me...  randyconspiracybuff   May-03-07 08:30 AM   #20 
        - i live on an untropical one!  lukery   May-03-07 08:43 AM   #23 
  - This seems to be playing into the Neocons' game.  The Stranger   May-03-07 08:17 AM   #16 
  - Tenet May Not Be 'Lying' About the PNAC...  randyconspiracybuff   May-03-07 08:28 AM   #19 
     - Book Promo  StateSecrets   May-03-07 08:35 AM   #21 
        - let's hope sibel gets the same agent  lukery   May-03-07 08:51 AM   #25 
  - Sobering aspect of Sibel's case  ajeffersonian   May-03-07 08:36 AM   #22 
  - k&r  whereismyparty   May-03-07 09:29 AM   #28 
  - Didn't al Qaeda  noise   May-03-07 09:38 AM   #29 
  - Interesting post, with lots of food for thought  al bupp   May-03-07 10:01 AM   #30 
  - link fixed  lukery   May-03-07 05:47 PM   #32 
  - Does it have to be Waxman?  Qutzupalotl   May-03-07 06:20 PM   #33 
  - We'll see.  mmonk   May-03-07 06:48 PM   #34 
  - Judiciary  lukery   May-03-07 10:32 PM   #44 
  - Things keep slipping through my fingers  donkeyotay   May-03-07 06:52 PM   #35 
  - i hope this was intentionally funny  lukery   May-03-07 07:26 PM   #36 
  - I do have a strange sense of humor  donkeyotay   May-04-07 12:29 PM   #46 
  - Seymour Hersh, the Sampson Option  DrDebug   May-03-07 07:26 PM   #37 
     - AQKhan still operating  lukery   May-03-07 07:33 PM   #38 
     - That's why I tried to get people to look at N313P  DrDebug   May-03-07 07:48 PM   #39 
        - I was checking on the rendition flights  mmonk   May-03-07 08:52 PM   #41 
           - There are two companies  DrDebug   May-03-07 09:01 PM   #42 
              - Thanks.  mmonk   May-03-07 09:06 PM   #43 
     - Thanks  donkeyotay   May-04-07 12:19 PM   #45 
        - If you have buyers, you have sellers  DrDebug   May-04-07 12:56 PM   #47 
           - What I'm trying to say  DrDebug   May-04-07 04:02 PM   #48 
  - Kick for a most important story not being told.  mmonk   May-03-07 08:26 PM   #40 
  - Why is Washington going easy on Pakistan's nuclear black marketers?  DrDebug   May-04-07 05:24 PM   #49 

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