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CrispyQ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-05 03:59 PM
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BOOK CLUB DECEMBER: "Iraq Confidential"
Edited on Thu Dec-01-05 04:00 PM by CrispyQGirl
Iraq Confidential: The Untold Story of America's Intelligence Conspiracy
by Scott Ritter

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reprehensor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-26-05 02:50 PM
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1. Revealing.
'Confidential' shows that the US intelligence community, (specifically the CIA), was under orders to conduct 'regime change' in Iraq, despite appearances of cooperation with UNSCOM, shortly after the first Gulf War in 1991.

According to Ritter, the order was given by Bush I, and than carried forward as a hidden policy by the Clinton administration, and concluded with Bush II. This makes the 'politicization of intelligence' a definite bipartisan problem, and the Downing St. Memos are just the tip of the iceberg.

Ritter got better intelligence and cooperation from MI6 and Israel's MOSSAD than he did from CIA.

After reading this, I have to conclude that Ritter's "Sex Sting" was a set-up by the US intelligence community, who wanted to 'teach him a lesson'.

Wow. How brave. It's a lot easier than confronting Scott directly. He stands well over 6' and is about 250lbs of lean Marine. My bet is he could give any slimy contractor the fight of his life if Ritter caught him trying anything... suspicious. And I really, really, wouldn't want to be said contractor if Ritter decided to make me the focus of his revenge. Especially since he has pals in MI6 and MOSSAD now.

Recommended reading for anyone seeking the truth about Iraq's "WMD's".
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RJRoss Donating Member (98 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-30-05 12:55 PM
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2. Getting this book soon
and the wife and I are going to listen to Mr. Ritter speak in Seattle on Jan. 16. Maybe I can get my book signed!
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