Campaigns of Deceit

Tony Blair's government cobbled together some student work from the web, threw in a few tidbits of "intelligence," and called it a "Dossier" attesting to Iraq's efforts to decieve UN arms inspectors. They didn't provide proper citations for their sources, and implied that the report was the work of British Intelligence. A bit sad, especially for all the Iraqi's we're about to kill on such manufactured "evidence" of wrong-doing, which, even if substantiated, doesn't amount to much. The weapons programs Iraq is accused of hiding were openly supported by the West (the US and UK) during the Iran-Iraq war.

Here's the Yahoo story which links to Blair's "Dossier" and to the paper by Ibrahim al-Marashi, a student researcher in Monterey, California, from which large sections of it were lifted. Check for yourself.

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