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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-02-07 11:34 AM
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Office of Special Plans succeeded in setting the United States on the path to all-out war with Iran.
Edited on Sun Sep-02-07 11:35 AM by seemslikeadream
Endgame


http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0608/S00070.htm

Working together, the two men hoped to sell the United States on yet another bloody war. A few miles away, digital recorders at the FBI's Language Services Section captured every word.


The disturbing story in the detailed Bamford article concludes with these words:


In the end, the work of Franklin and the other members of Feith's secret office had the desired effect. Working behind the scenes, the members of the Office of Special Plans succeeded in setting the United States on the path to all-out war with Iran.


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librechik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-02-07 11:42 AM
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1. How I wish I could confidently say you are wrong. seemslikeadream
unfortunately, it seems we are inexorably walking the same path we have wallked before, to ruin.

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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-02-07 11:44 AM
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2. The disturbing story in the detailed Bamford article concludes with these words:
Edited on Sun Sep-02-07 11:45 AM by seemslikeadream
That's Bamford's take, I just think he's a pretty smart guy


Smart also
The Purpose of the U.S. Invasion and Occupation of Iraq
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-02-07 12:19 PM
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3. k & r -- thanks for all the hard work you've done of gathering all those links! Amazing! (nt)
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