Big, big news coming from the single most influential investigative journalist in
The Bush Administration, however, was closely involved in the planning of
“The big question for our Air Force was how to hit a series of hard targets in
“The Israelis told us it would be a cheap war with many benefits,” a
If, knowing what we know now, they still decide to go ahead with a military option against
According to Richard Armitage, who served as Deputy Secretary of State in Bush’s first term—and who, in 2002, said that Hezbollah “may be the A team of terrorists”—Israel’s campaign in Lebanon, which has faced unexpected difficulties and widespread criticism, may, in the end, serve as a warning to the White House about Iran. “If the most dominant military force in the region—the
So it’s not just random blogger CarbonDate seeing these things, it’s their own people who recognize this. If I know these creeps at all, they didn’t have a Plan B for
The consultant added, “
Makes sense. Go to the man in charge.
There’s much, much more at the link. I suggest you click on it and read the whole thing. It’s a real eye-opener.
The White House is denying it, of course:
"The piece abounds in fictions," White House Press Secretary Tony Snow said in an e-mailed response to a request for comment. He also assailed reporter Seymour M. Hersh's use of unnamed sources, saying it was "hard to imagine that the story would meet any major news organization's standards for sourcing and verification."
Ha, ha; what, like FOX News, your old employer Tony? Look, if you want to dispute the accuracy of the piece, that’s fine and expected. But seeing Tony Snow assailing the journalistic integrity and professionalism of the guy who broke the story of the Mai Lai massacre and Abu Ghraib is a bit much to stomach.
National security advisor Stephen J. Hadley said in an e-mailed response: "The suggestion that the
“And coordinated.” Correct me if I’m wrong, but I don’t believe the claim was ever made that the
Sooner or later they’ll be backed into a corner where they can’t deny that this happened. Then they’ll go from denying it to justifying it, much like they did with the Valerie Plame outing.