Despite Colin Powell’s presentation and the U.S. media’s embrace of it, every other nation on the Security Council, with the exception of Britain and Spain, was highly skeptical of the U.S. argument for war, including allies Germany and France.
Tag: Mohamed ElBaradei
JOE LAURIA: Powell & Iraq—How One Resignation May Have Stopped the Disastrous Invasion
An article in the NYT Magazine tells us how the CIA helped cook the evidence to invade Iraq and why Colin Powell should have resigned rather than go along with it.
RAY McGOVERN: New York Times Deploys Heavy Gun to Back ‘Intel’ on Russian Bounties
After examining his record, New York Times readers should be skeptical of anything David Sanger writes, including his latest artful works of deception.
US Blocks Release of Iran Nuke Papers
U.S. officials have put up roadblocks to stop the International Atomic Energy Agency from sharing documents with Iran regarding its alleged nuclear weaponization, creating an obstacle to negotiations, writes Gareth Porter for Inter Press Service.
Slanting the Case on Iran’s Nukes
Special Report: The U.S. news media shows no skepticism as it accepts the toughly worded report by the International Atomic Energy Agency on Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program. Ignored is the fact that the IAEA’s new chief appears to have…