giovedì, giugno 17, 2004

Key findings on al-Qaeda

Well, the Congressional Committee has presented it's preliminary report on the reasons for why the US attacked Iraq - and it isn't exactly what the Bush camp would have liked to read.

"Bin Laden also explored possible co-operation with Iraq.

Bin Laden is said to have requested space to establish training camps, as well as assistance in procuring weapons, but Iraq apparently never responded.

We have no credible evidence that Iraq and al-Qaeda co-operated on attacks against the United States."

Now, how could the entire US administration, military, CIA, FBI, whatever else they have policing their security, actually say something else to us? How could they lie? Well, there are a great many theories and possibilities that come to mind, but the BBC were very restrained in their reporting - without giving the appearance of covering up anything known to them either.

However, it is more than sad to see that Mr Tony Blair's special human rights envoy to Iraq, Ann Clwyd, is saying still that despite the Congressional Preliminary Report stating otherwise, Downing Street are still of the opinion that there actually was a link between al-Qaida and the regime of Saddam Hussein. When will they ever actually open their eyes and give up the lying? it is just so ...... un-English!

The commission's final report is expected on 28 July.

Of course, whilst we look at the 'tangled web' that surrounds the US administration, it is interesting to see that there has been no let-up in the on-going investigation into what actually was happening in the run-up to the Twin Towers tragedy. Again, the BBC report is interesting to read.