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Thursday, February 09, 2006

More evidence of deceit

I am a couple of days late posting this, but I feel it is not too late to give a mention to:

New set of minutes exposes the deceit of Bush and Blair
From:  DowningStreetMemos-blog  Tuesday, February 07, 2006

“The parade of embarrassing leaks from Britain continues with revelations about another set of minutes. This time, however, the leaked document strikes unusually close to home. The minutes come from the meeting in the White House on January 31, 2003 between George Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Six close aides also attended the meeting. I will call these the 'White House Minutes'.


“The Guardian newspaper also published a report ……... In these minutes, "Bush made it clear the US intended to invade whether or not there was a second UN resolution and even if UN inspectors found no evidence of a banned Iraqi weapons programme." In response, Blair said that he was "solidly" behind the plan to invade.

“In other words, while the U.S. and U.K. continued to ask the U.N. to pass a resolution authorizing the use of force against Iraq, and before countries such as France put their foot down, Bush and Blair had decided the will of the U.N. was irrelevant. While weapons inspections (which they'd pressed urgently for) were on-going, Bush and Blair had decided that the facts the inspections turned up were irrelevant. Before Blair asked Parliament to authorize the invasion of Iraq, Blair had decided that the will of Parliament was irrelevant. While they were stating in public that they were seeking a peaceful resolution to their confrontation with Iraq, and that Hussein could avoid war by making concessions, Bush and Blair had already decided upon an invasion………”

The full article and links are at:

No surprises, but these facts still need publishing just to show the extent of the deceit carried out by ‘our leaders’.

posted by summersun70 at 4:32 AM


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