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View Declassified CIA Documents Revealing U.S. Acquiescence In 1988 During Iraq’s Multiple Usage Of Chemical Weapons Against Iranian Forces

Michael Matthew Bloomer, August 27, 2013 The U.S. government may be considering military action in response to chemical strikes near Damascus. But a generation ago, America’s military and intelligence communities knew about and did...

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Military Intervention In Syria? View Declassified 1985 CIA Intelligence Assessment Of Iraqi Chemical Weapons Program

Michael Matthew Bloomer, August 27, 2013 . . . Released yesterday by Foreign Policy Magazine, the document below is among the seven declassified CIA documents regarding Iraq’s use of chemical weapons against Iran in 1988. . .

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Despite John McCain’s Push For Military Intervention In Syria, What’s The Rush?

Today, with more of the same miscalculated optimism, Senator McCain (joined by his impotent sidekick Georgia Senator Lindsey Graham) criticized the Obama administration for sitting “on the sidelines for too long” during the Syrian civil war which reveals, he and Graham assert, “a further sign of U.S. indecision and weakness,” even though the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons has not been substantiated but U.N. chemical weapons inspectors who have just today begun their investigation. Do we want to, again, go forward with intelligence assessments alone? We did that in Iraq, and where were the WMD? Let’s wait this time for the U.N. to do its work. Did we learn nothing . . .?

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John McCain and McCain Wannabe Lindsey Graham, Like Whiskey With A Milk Chaser, Talk U.S. Intervention In Syria

Michael Matthew Bloomer, August 26, 2013 . . . Today, with more of the same miscalculated optimism, Senator McCain (joined by his sidekick Georgia Senator Lindsey Graham) criticized the Obama administration for sitting “on the sidelines for too long” during the Syrian civil war which reveals, he and Graham assert, “a further sign of U.S. indecision and weakness,” even though the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons is still unsubstantiated. . .
Does Lindsey Graham have any reason for being in the Senate other than to agree with John McCain . . ?

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