Sunday, December 17, 2006

Why The US Failed In Iraq

Tell me what I want to hear not what I need to know. Like; find me the Weapons of Mass Destruction.

"Good policy is difficult to make when information is systematically collected in a way that minimises its discrepancy with policy goals." Iraq Study Group

Britain never thought Saddam was threat - diplomat

The British government never believed Saddam Hussein posed a threat to British interests and warned the US that toppling him would lead to "chaos", according to a Foreign Office diplomat closely involved in negotiations in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq.

Damning repudiation of the government's public claims in the run-up to the war is contained in secret evidence to Lord Butler's committee on the abuse of intelligence over Iraq by Carne Ross, a diplomat at Britain's UN mission in New York.



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