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23 April 2006

"The war in Iraq was coming and they

were looking for intelligence to fit

into the policy.”

-- Tyler Drumheller
retired CIA operative

1) Policy Not Intelligence Led U.S. to Invade Iraq
- - Purge at the CIA - America's Gulag
- - Condoleezza Rice Implicated in New Leak Scandal
- - West Point Graduates Against The War
2) 9/11 and the oil-sleazy-empire-business
- - 11 Remarkable Facts About 9/11
- - Stop the dEvolution of the Bunker Buster Nuke
- - Uranium bombing in Iraq contaminates Europe
- - Chernobyl + 20 - resources and information
- - Radiation and Public Health Awareness

Editor's Notes:

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1) Policy Not Intelligence Led U.S. to Invade Iraq

- - Purge at the CIA - America's Gulag
- - Condoleezza Rice Implicated in New Leak Scandal
- - West Point Graduates Against The War

CIA Warned Bush of No Weapons in Iraq: Retired Official
Published on Saturday, April 22, 2006 by the Agence France Presse

The Central Intelligence Agency warned US President George W. Bush before the Iraq war that it had reliable information the government of Saddam Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction, a retired CIA operative disclosed.

But the operative, Tyler Drumheller, said top White House officials simply brushed off the warning, saying they were "no longer interested" in intelligence and that the policy toward Iraq had been already set.

The disclosure, made in an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes" program due to be broadcast late Sunday, adds to earlier accusations that the Bush administration used intelligence selectively as it built its case for the March 2003 invasion of Iraq and the toppling of Saddam's regime.

The administration claimed in the run-up to the war that Baghdad had extensive stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons and was working clandestinely to build a nuclear arsenal, therefore, presenting a threat to the world.

An extensive CIA-led probe undertaken after the US military took control of Iraq failed to turn up any such weapons. But Bush and other members of his administration have blamed the fiasco on a massive intelligence failure and vehemently denied manipulating information they had been provided.

However, Drumheller, who was a top CIA liaison officer in Europe before the war, insisted Bush had been explicitly warned well before an invasion order was given that the United States may not find the suspected weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

The information about the absence of the suspected weapons in Iraq, according to excerpts of Drumheller's remarks, was clandestinely provided to the United States by former Iraqi foreign minister Naji Sabri, who doubled as a covert intelligence agent for Western services.

Then-CIA director George Tenet immediately delivered this report to Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and other high-ranking administration officials, but the information was dismissed, Drumheller said.

"The group that was dealing with preparation for the Iraq war came back and said they were no longer interested," the former CIA official recalled. "And we said 'Well, what about the intel?' And they said 'Well, this isn't about intel anymore. This is about regime change.'"

Drumheller said the White House did not want any additional data from Sabri because, as he pointed out, "the policy was set."

"The war in Iraq was coming and they were looking for intelligence to fit into the policy," he argued.

The CIA declined to comment on the disclosure.

Drumheller admitted that Sabri was just one source, but pointed out that the administration would not shy away from other single-source information if it suited its policy goals.

"They certainly took information that came from single sources on the yellowcake story and on several other stories with no corroboration at all," he complained.

The White House had embraced a British report that Iraq had purchased 500 tons of uranium from the African nation of Niger, allegedly to restart its nuclear weapons program.

A special CIA envoy Joseph Wilson, who made a secret trip to Niger in late 2002 to verify the report, dismissed it as unfounded -- much to the displeasure of the White House.

Drumheller, who retired from the agency last year, is the second high-ranking ex-CIA official to criticize the administration's use of intelligence in months leading up to the war.

Paul Pillar, who was the national intelligence officer for the Near East and South Asia from 2000 to 2005, wrote in the March-April issue of Foreign Affairs magazine that the White House was "cherry-picking" information and that "intelligence was misused publicly to justify decisions already made."

There was no immediate reaction from the White House to the latest charges.

Copyright © 2006 AFP


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- - Purge at the CIA - America's Gulag

Published by CounterPunch
April 22 / 23, 2006

Purge at the CIA
America's Gulag

Often small things provide the most disturbing evidence for world-changing events, as when naturalists observe the quiet disappearance of some little known species. The CIA's firing of senior officer Mary O. McCarthy is a political event of just this nature.

Ordinarily, the firing of some middling CIA officer is not an event to interest many other than John Le Carre fans and those who linger over cappuccino at the CIA's Langely cafeteria. Not just conservative throw-backs recognize the need for secrecy in many intelligence matters.

Ordinarily, the fact that some CIA agent has broken his or her oath of secrecy would not cause much disturbance outside the unhinged James Angleton types who make up some portion of any intelligence community. Surely, out of tens of thousands of employees, this is something that happens with regularity.

But Ms. McCarthy's case is different, and it is of interest to the world. She is responsible, reportedly by her own admission during a furious round of polygraph tests, for information supplied to The Washington Post concerning the CIA's vast secret prison system.

This CIA-run gulag, and there is no name more fitting, does not resemble the case of a new secret weapon or of a mole planted somewhere abroad. The existence of a secret gulag goes to the heart of democratic values.

Is the population of any democratic country not entitled to be informed of so vast and creepy an enterprise? To exercise their franchise based on facts? At some point, any secret operation, if it becomes large enough and affects the lives of tens of thousands, risks undermining the very legitimacy of the government running it.

The reputation of the United States abroad has suffered perhaps irreparable damage from the excesses and stupidities of Bush's War on Terror. So much so that Americans are now advised by their own State Department to guard their behavior and even identity when traveling abroad. Are Americans not entitled to be informed of what has caused this? Of what has been done in their name?

If you can keep tens of thousands secretly locked away and subject to torture, what prevents this number from becoming millions? Where are the limits without public information? The inherent integrity of American government officials, you say? Three-quarters of the world's people today would laugh caustically at the suggestion.

John Chuckman lives in Ontario, Canada.

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- - Condoleezza Rice Implicated in New Leak Scandal

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- - West Point Graduates Against The War
Launches Campaign Against the Deceit of the US Government

2) 9/11 and the oil-sleazy-empire-business

- - 11 Remarkable Facts About 9/11
- - Stop the dEvolution of the Bunker Buster Nuke
- - Uranium bombing in Iraq contaminates Europe
- - Chernobyl + 20 - resources and information
- - Radiation and Public Health Awareness

They got away with 9-11 and mass murder (thus far)
By Karl W B Schwarz –
4/22/2006 –


This will come as a shock to those aficionados of Peak Oil. There is no shortage of oil, just a shortage of truth coming from the people who are so greedy they cannot get out of the stuck-on-stupid mode.

Back in December I sent out an email update that reduced 9-11 down to three simple issues. Quoting from that email:

“For those interested in the underlying reasons we have invaded Iraq, the document available at that link and the two books Neoconned and Neoconned Again will give you the information needed to understand the bigger picture. My book One-Way Ticket to Crawford, Texas provides even more background and proof that the true terrorists and the true enemies of Americans are the RNC and DNC and their wealthy elite masters.

It is really quite simple:

· The U.S. goal of remaining the only military Superpower and even regional powers eliminated; and

· The U.S. insistence that all oil sales will be in petro-dollars, not the Euro; and

· The U.S. intent to dominate the world oil and gas supplies because that will ensure that oil sales will remain denominated in dollars, not Euro. Whomever controls the oil and gas can control entire economies by denying energy supplies.

The US policy of growing our economy by increasing the National Debt would not be possible if the Euro becomes the world’s trading currency for oil. Hence, Iran and Venezuela are terrorists since they intend to trade in Euros. Even the UN Oil for Food program was run through France and denominated in Euros. If the Euro becomes the oil trade currency our economy would melt down in a year or less.”

I look at 9-11 as means to implement policies that Americans would not have otherwise endorsed. It really is that simple, for before 9-11 there is not a single thing George W. Bush could have said to get Americans riled up to attack Afghanistan. It was a Pearl Harbor so Americans would support the war and go back to not paying attention to what our government and major corporations are really up to.

BOO! They want Americans to remain very afraid and desiring of protection. Wake up – your life and your future are being plundered!

Note that they still have not said a word about Bridas Corporation. No one has written more about that than I have and I will continue to point to that hidden reason and hidden agenda. Bridas Corporation was years ahead of US oil companies in controlling that vast supply of oil by controlling the pipeline access to get it to the oceans. The Clinton Administration and the Bush Administration beat up on Bridas Corporation for many years before 9-11 happened to block them from succeeding.

They did not win $500 million in a US Court of Appeals based on some arcane principle. They won because they proved massive amounts of interference of contract towards what they already had agreements on.

That is one of the primary reasons that South America, especially Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela, are rejecting US policies that attempt to dominate them. . Bad policies do not sell well and DC has become nothing but bad policies over the past three presidential administrations. Our presidents do not serve the American people, they serve commerce, the Wealthy Elite and major corporate interests.

I look at the DU matter in its simplest terms as being an incredibly inhumane byproduct of our idiotic policies. They know it is deadly and have known since the 1940s, yet they expose people to it and then ignore what they have done. They really could not care less how many they kill with DU. It is a means to de-populate and get rid of useless eaters, to quote Henry Kissinger.

Those resources belong to the Wealthy Elite! Did you not get the memo?

In another email update in November, I disclosed a little known report that shows that Venezuela may well be sitting on the single largest oil reserve in the world at a whopping 4 trillion barrels of heavy crude oil. That trading in Euros is scary indeed, but it is the policies of this government that has undermined the value of the US dollar and made that happen so they could go after any Euro-Terrorist.

Saddam Hussein traded in Euros and look at what they wrought. Iran is trading in Euros and even opening up an Oil Bourse to trade in Euros. Watch the BS from DC. Venezuela is trading in Euros so that makes him a terrorist too. Hugo Chavez might even make DC have to change their style of robbing you and me.

Venezuela, according to some arcane reports, sits on four trillion barrels of heavy crude. That is not a typo. Venezuela has reported reserves of FOUR TRILLION barrels of oil.

The Bush Administration launched a war to take over the Caspian Basin, that contains oil reserves estimated at a mere 200 billion barrels, or a thirty-year supply of oil. That war was to take over the country with a pipeline that is needed to get crude oil to the ocean ports, where it can be shipped to refineries abroad. An upcoming email update addresses all of the facts surrounding those matters.

If this report is accurate, Venezuela alone has roughly four times the amount of oil in all of the Middle East. You can see what our policies about that oil have done in the way of insane policies from our government.

The following map is British Petroleum’s version of oil reserves and note the huge difference stated for South America.

The Peak Oil theory might be a myth created to drive up the price of oil and gas, and here is why I state it that way.

Another factor that might be driving the “synthetic belligerence” towards Chavez is that he and the People’s Republic of China [PRC] recently entered into long term agreements for Venezuela to supply oil to the PRC. They have even made arrangements to build a pipeline from Venezuela to the west coast of Panama to facilitate shipping of the oil in tankers too large to go through the Panama Canal. The financing deal on that pipeline was done about six months ago by someone that I know personally. If Bush, Cheney and the oil companies that pull their strings truly are trying to dominate and control the world’s petroleum supplies, that “unpardonable sin” by Chavez might be all the reason they needed to try to take over Venezuela, assassinate Chavez as suggested by Pat Robertson, or otherwise try to punish Venezuela for not playing along. Venezuela is one of the few countries denominating their sales of oil in the Euro and that 4 trillion barrels of oil denominated to the Euro is bad news for DC. They would have to exercise fiscal sanity and fiscal policy for a change and that means their buddies cannot steal as much from the US Treasury in the future. You can imagine how desperate they are to maintain that status quo.

It is definitely something worth thinking about and holding our leaders accountable for, since they seem to think that everything has to be so secret.

Of course they want us to think that the Middle East is so valuable and strategic. It is not, just strategic to the Zionists and our oil companies. Making the Middle East so strategic is consistent with their policies.

The reason for this email is what follows. Meria Heller ( ) sent this to me and asked what I thought about it. I gave here the short answer and this email is the long answer.

U.S. Oil Discovery- Largest Reserve in the World!
Stansberry Report Online

Hidden 1,000 feet beneath the surface of the Rocky Mountains lies the largest untapped oil reserve in the world ­ more than 2 TRILLION barrels. On August 8, 2005 President Bush mandated its extraction. Three companies have been chosen to lead the way. Test drilling has already begun…

Five months ago, the U.S. Energy Department announced the results of a land survey…

They reported this stunning news: We have more oil inside our borders, than all the other proven reserves on earth.

Here are the official estimates: 8-times as much oil as Saudi : Arabia 18-times as much oil as Iraq 21-times as much oil as : Kuwait 22-times as much oil as Iran 500-times as much oil : as Yemen …And it’s all right here in the Western United : States.

James Bartis, lead researcher with the study says, “We’ve got more oil in this very compact area than the entire Middle East.”

More than 2 TRILLION barrels. Untapped.

“That’s more than all the proven oil reserves of crude oil in the world today,” reports The Denver Post.

When asked about America’s least-publicized oil supply, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch said: “The amounts of oil are staggering. Who would have guessed that in just Colorado and Utah, there is more recoverable oil than in the Middle East?”

Three million barrels of oil per day… That translates into more than $20 BILLION a year.

These are the conservative estimates. The U.S. Energy Dept. estimates an eventual output of 10 million barrels of oil per day. At that rate, the money flow would be even greater.

It is a safe bet that they discovered this oil years ago and are just now getting around to telling us about it. There were policies they wanted to put into play, like taking over the Caspian Basin oil so Russia and the PRC would not be able to use that 200 billion barrels against us as an economic weapon. As most know now, Bush planned to take over Iraq in his first Cabinet meeting. The 20 Year War Plan identified over 20 nations to take over, and each having vast supplies of oil and gas.

As far back as the George H W Bush Administration they planned to take over the Caspian Basin in Operation Steppe Shield. The 20 Year War Plan desired by the Neocons and Zionists, and Big Defense, Big Banks and Big Oil was concocted under the Clinton Administration.

You see, if one controls the energy they can control national economies of other countries. They can even control and crush us as they are doing now with high gasoline and energy prices.

Sooner or later, in savior fashion, they will tell you about the vast pools of oil under the Ouachita Mountains in West Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma that are down about 30,000 to 35,000 feet and has been known about for over 20 years.

The oil crisis is a fraud folks. It is all about control and US domination of world commerce through military might and control of the majority of oil and natural gas.

They are using terrorism and other artificial means to pump up the prices and rip money out of your pocket and out of the economy. It is greed running rampant and a government in DC that see nothing wrong with that since those huge campaign donations will keep flowing in.

All a politician has to do is support certain policies and they are assured of massive money for their continued stay in office.

Our government and our oil companies are at this very time waging economic warfare against the American people and it is time to show them the door and put a stop to it. This is an election year – do not for your own sake send a single incumbent back to Washington, DC.

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- - 11 Remarkable Facts About 9/11

Number 1 - The Mysterious Collapse of World Trace Center Building 7

"It is commonly known that the Twin Towers fell on 9/11, but did you know that a third building also fell that day? WTC Building 7, a 47-story steel-framed skyscraper located one block from the Twin Towers collapsed at 5:20 that evening, imploding in the exact manner of a professionally engineered demolition. It fell suddenly straight down, at near freefall speed, and landed in a compact pile of rubble, barely damgin any of the surrounding buildings.."

For complete text with color images, and 10 other remarkable facts, see:

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- - Stop the dEvolution of the Bunker Buster Nuke

Join the “Stop Divine Strake Coalition”

The “Stop Divine Strake Coalition”
Calls for an International Day of Action

The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) plans to detonate a 700-ton ammonium nitrate and fuel oil explosive on June 2, 2006 at the Nevada Test Site (NTS), a federal facility 65 miles north of Las Vegas. They are calling this test “Divine Strake.”

While this test is not nuclear in composition, its purpose, according to DTRA documents, is to “simulate a low-yield nuclear weapon.” Given that previous nuclear tests have occurred only a few miles away from where Divine Strake will occur, this test raises the specter of kicking up previous radioactive contamination and sending it downwind. We have been told too many half-truths and outright lies to believe in the “safety” of this test. Furthermore, no full environmental impact statement has been done to verify that there is no radioactive contamination at the particular site.

It must be stressed that the presence of the United States military on Western Shoshone land is uninvited. In fact, the Western Shoshone have been fighting for sovereignty over their ancestral and treaty-recognized lands, and to shut down the NTS for years. Most recently, their efforts brought them to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) which found the United States in violation of recognized fundamental human rights standards and international law, and ordered the United States to “freeze”, “desist” and “stop” their activities on Western Shoshone land. All this while the DTRA was preparing for the “Divine Strake” test

For more information on this concern, see:

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- - Uranium bombing in Iraq contaminates Europe
Published by San Francisco Bay View newspaper
19 Apr 2006

Uranium bombing in Iraq contaminates Europe
by Bob Nichols

Nine days after the start of the American president's 2003 "shock and awe" uranium bombing campaign in Baghdad, an invisible radioactive uranium oxide gas cloud swept through Britain's towns and countryside and throughout Europe.

Respected scientists reported on the unrevealed gas cloud after conducting research on specialized high volume air filters in England. Dr. Chris Busby and Saoirse Morgan stunned Europe in a Sunday Times of London article on Feb. 19, 2006.

Their scientific paper, released March 1st, 2006, [1] proved the event. With all the vigor of delusional drunkards, British nuclear and military spokesmen predictably denied the reality of an invisible radioactive cloud.

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For the complete article with links and resources, see:

Bob Nichols is a Project Censored Award Winner. He is a correspondent for the San Francisco Bay View newspaper and a frequent contributor to various on line publications. Nichols is completing a book based on 15 years of nuclear war in Central Asia. Nichols is a former employee of the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant. Nichols can be reached by email. You are encouraged to write:

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- - Chernobyl + 20 - resources and information
on activities worldwide, see:

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- - Radiation and Public Health Awareness

The Radiation and Public Health Project (RPHP) was established by scientists and physicians dedicated to understanding the relationships between low-level, nuclear radiation and public health. The RPHP "Tooth Fairy Project" "..grew out of the work of Dr. Jay Gould, Director of the Radiation and Public Health Project and author of The Enemy Within: The High Cost of Living Near Nuclear Reactors. By analyzing 50 years of US National Cancer Institute data, Dr. Gould proved that.of the 3,000-odd counties in the United States, women living in about 1,300 nuclear counties (located within 100 miles of a reactor) are at the greatest risk of dying of breast cancer.." Before the Cassini-Earth-flyby, a Letter of Concern by Dr. John W. Gofman provided ample evidence showing why there is no safe dose for alpha particles emitted by the radioactive decay of plutonium.. This concern has also been realized by the impact from the use of Depleted Uranium missile shells, which has caused much harm to soldiers and civilians, but especially to the young. For more on these issues, actions, and campaigns, visit these web sites: Nuclear Information and Resource Service, New England Coalition, Citizens Awareness Network, Traprock Peace Center, and The Radiation and Public Health Project

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