drieuxster (drieuxster) wrote,
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Fox News Special.... The Judith Miller Story...

On Sept. 7, 2002, she and fellow New York Times reporter Michael Gordon reported that Iraq had “stepped up its quest for nuclear weapons and has embarked on a worldwide hunt for materials to make an atomic bomb.” As proof, she cited unnamed “American intelligence experts” and unnamed “Bush administration officials.” Subsequently, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell, and Donald Rumsfeld all pointed to Miller’s story as justification for war. On April 22, 2003, she told PBS’s Newshour that WMD had already been found in Iraq: “Well, I think they found something more than a ’smoking gun.’”
[ cf New York Times/Fox Crashed-and-Burned Watch (Judith Miller Edition) ]
Oh for those Halcyon Days way back when, when the economy was economical, the liberation of Iraq would bring us cheap access to oil, and democracy and freedom to anyone who had been released from the torture centers...

What exactly is the war crimes statute for falsely providing the excuses for an Aggressive War Of Conquest?
Tags: election, war, war_crimes
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