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NNN0LHI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:35 AM
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Don't ask about Iraq security -- it's too risky
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/OWE443546.htm

BAGHDAD, April 24 (Reuters) - Iraq's U.S.-led authorities are telling anyone who wants information about risks in the violence-torn country to seek it elsewhere.

"For security reasons, there are no security reports," says the weekly reports section of the Coalition Provisional Authority website (http://www.cpa-iraq.org/weeklies.html ).

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Gin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:39 AM
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1. if this wasn't so serious..it would be funny..
"For security reasons, there are no security reports," says the weekly reports section of the Coalition Provisional Authority website
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Voltaire99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:15 PM
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5. "There was only one catch and that was Catch-22." (n/t)
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nodehopper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-25-04 03:42 PM
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8. LOL, I totally thought the same thing.
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Spazito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:40 AM
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2. Wow! I thought only bush would issue such nonsense!
That statement encapsulates the whole occupation, imo. " "For security reasons, there are no security reports," says the weekly reports section of the Coalition Provisional Authority website. Unbelievable!
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teryang Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:49 AM
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3. Neo-con policy in a nutshell
For reasons of national security there is no security.
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FreakinDJ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:57 AM
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4. This is responsible propaganda control
The military leaders can see an administration change on the horizon and don't want to lose their careers spewing right wing lies

So for them it is better to say nothing at all
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whatelseisnew Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-25-04 01:30 PM
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6. Sure to induce cognitive dissonance, no?
everything is going great over there, right?
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truthisfreedom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-25-04 03:38 PM
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7. everybody knows that freedom means "freedom from information." it's simple
logic. everybody knows that.
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