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Sun Oct 18, 2015, 07:19 AM

George W Bush and Tony Blair reached a deal to invade Iraq a year before the war began

A bombshell White House memo has revealed for the first time details of the ‘deal in blood’ forged by Tony Blair and George Bush over the Iraq War.

The sensational leak shows that Blair had given an unqualified pledge to sign up to the conflict a year before the invasion started.

It flies in the face of the Prime Minister’s public claims at the time that he was seeking a diplomatic solution to the crisis.

He told voters: ‘We’re not proposing military action’ – in direct contrast to what the secret email now reveals.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3277402/Smoking-gun-emails-reveal-Blair-s-deal-blood-George-Bush-Iraq-war-forged-YEAR-invasion-started.html#ixzz3osf7ulen

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Reply George W Bush and Tony Blair reached a deal to invade Iraq a year before the war began (Original post)
Attila Gorilla Oct 2015 OP
foia Oct 2015 #1
Grumpy Pickle Oct 2015 #2
frankt8242 Oct 2015 #3
Muzzlehatch Oct 2015 #6
RonaldusMaximus Oct 2015 #4
RonaldusMaximus Oct 2015 #5
Cardinals1982 Oct 2015 #7
DavesNotHere Oct 2015 #8
I814U2CY Oct 2015 #9
Cardinals1982 Oct 2015 #10
I814U2CY Oct 2015 #11
Cardinals1982 Oct 2015 #12
I814U2CY Oct 2015 #13
Tepid Oct 2015 #14
Letmypeoplevote Oct 2015 #15

Response to Attila Gorilla (Original post)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 07:27 AM

1. And just think

All Saddam had to do to foil that plan was to abdicate and take the Idi Amin retirement plan that Bush offered him.

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Response to Attila Gorilla (Original post)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 10:11 AM

2. PNAC

This is like the patriot act.

It was actually written years before 9 / ll.

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Response to Attila Gorilla (Original post)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 11:16 AM

3. well Duh..!!

 

Seems I've heard that somewhere before..But It couldn't have been true..!!
Politicians NEVER lie..!!

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Response to frankt8242 (Reply #3)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 02:58 PM

6. Because the UK ambassador said so, under oath, 6 years ago:

Sir Christopher Meyer, testifying to the Chilcot inquiry into Britain's role in the war, made it clear that once the Bush administration decided to take military action, the Blair government never considered opting out or opposing it.

He said that the timing of the invasion was dictated by the "unforgiving nature" of the military build-up rather than the outcome of diplomacy or UN weapons inspections, which had not been given sufficient time. British officials were left "scrabbling for the smoking gun" – evidence for Iraqi weapons of mass destruction – as preparations continued.

Meyer, ambassador to Washington from 1997 to 2003, described a critical moment in March 2002, as Blair was preparing a visit to George Bush's Texas ranch.
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The message from Downing Street was that the 11 September attacks and the subsequent US determination to oust Saddam were established facts, "and it was a complete waste of time … if we were going to work with the Americans, to come to them and bang away about regime change and say: 'We can't support it'."

http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2009/nov/26/iraq-war-chilcot-inquiry-tonyblair

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Response to Attila Gorilla (Original post)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 11:19 AM

4. So WHY was this found on Hillary's server?

 

Oh and BTW it is CLASSIFIED and I thought she said she never had classified info on there?

But WHY did Hillary request this document in 2012? It was a 10 year old document... was Hillary building up a "file" on someone?

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Response to Attila Gorilla (Original post)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 11:19 AM

5. Why aren't you saying WHERE this email came from? How was it discovered?

 

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Response to Attila Gorilla (Original post)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 04:08 PM

7. The truth has a way of eventually coming out

 

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Response to Cardinals1982 (Reply #7)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 04:13 PM

8. Yes, if you put it on an unsecured server, it certainly does. n/t

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Response to Attila Gorilla (Original post)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 04:30 PM

9. How is this news? It sure as hell wasn't news in the debate leading up to the war.

 

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Response to I814U2CY (Reply #9)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 04:45 PM

10. It should have been. They were planning that war for YEARS

 

Because oil.

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Response to Cardinals1982 (Reply #10)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 05:13 PM

11. So wheres the oil?

 

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Response to I814U2CY (Reply #11)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 05:18 PM

12. Rich contracts with primarily US and British oil companies were handed out

 

In Iraq. The oil is quietly flowing. Ever notice how Iraq government has problems but budget is not one of them?

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Response to Cardinals1982 (Reply #12)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 05:20 PM

13. Sure it is, kiddo. Thats why libturds keep trying to shut down the domestic boom.

 

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Response to I814U2CY (Reply #13)

Sun Oct 18, 2015, 06:02 PM

14. Jury Results

On Sun Oct 18, 2015, 02:33 PM an alert was sent on the following post:

Sure it is, kiddo. Thats why libturds keep trying to shut down the domestic boom.
http://www.discussionist.com/?com=view_post&forum=1015&pid=601548

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Response to Attila Gorilla (Original post)

Mon Oct 19, 2015, 09:45 AM

15. Yep

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