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The 9-11 Commission report emphasizes there is no evidence suggesting that Iranian officials had advance knowledge of the September 11 plot. Still, the report raises new, sharper questions about whether the Bush administration was focused on the right enemy when it decided to remove Saddam Hussein. The NSA memo adds to a large accumulation of intelligence indicating that Iran has had more suspicious ties to Al Qaeda than Iraq did. Among those who once had a base in Iran: Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi, allegedly the No. 1 terrorist in Iraq today. Meanwhile the commission found there was no "collaborative, operational" relationship between Iraq and Al Qaeda.
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So, 'splain to me again why we went into Iraq instead of the other 2/3 of the Axis of Evil? 'Splain to me why we threw close to a thousand U.S. lives down that dry hole in the desert when the Iranians helped Osama bin Forgotten pull off the 9/11 attacks? 'Splain to me why, when I knew the North Koreans were trying to build a nuclear weapon 25 years ago, did we go after this nut in Iraq who even Al-Qaeda didn't bother with?
Because it's all about oil and money, ladies and germs. It was never about the 'war on terror', and the loss of 3000 lives in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania were just a convenient excuse. Bush and his Cabinet are war criminals, pure and simple.