Friday, August 25, 2006

When we want facts ...

We'll give 'em to ya. Lurch:

In today's NY Times Mark Mazzetti has written a strange article. It seems that our national intelligence organs aren't delivering the right intelligence about Iran:


It's a basic political trick. Down at the polls? Facing a wholesale turn out in the elections? Start a war. And, of course, now that Iraq has been such a terrific success, it's time to move on to new horizons. [my em]


For all of you who were alive in 2002 and 2003, this should all be very familiar. Remember the Downing Street Memos? That imperial folly cost us thousands of American troops and most of our international prestige. Don't let 'em flush what's left down the toilet.

November, people, November.


Larry C. Johnson's take on this is good too.

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