Iraq: Neocon Festival of Slaughter
“Our armies do not come into your cities and lands as conquerors or enemies, but as liberators. Your wealth has been stripped of you by unjust men… The people of Baghdad shall flourish under institutions which are in consonance with their sacred laws.”
— General F.S. Maude, commander of British forces in Iraq, 1917
By The Telegraph
Former UK diplomat Carne Ross claimed that the Government ”intentionally and substantially” exaggerated its assessment of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in public documents.
On Being Led By the Nose
The Unchallenged Power of the Israel Lobby
By James Abourezk
The idea that George W. Bush’s neocon advisers–Perle included–convinced him that the U.S. should invade Iraq received some attention after the Iraqi war started. But to my knowledge, no one, either in politics or the media, pressed the case too hard, lest they discover that those who wanted to invade Iraq had, not America’s interest, but Israel’s interest in mind.