09. January 2006 · Comments Off on Well Whaddaya Know? · Categories: Iraq: The Ugly

Saw this in the Early Bird this morning and almost forgot about it until now.

Saddam’s Terror Training Camps
What the documents captured from the former Iraqi regime reveal–and why they should all be made public.
by Stephen F. Hayes
01/16/2006, Volume 011, Issue 17

THE FORMER IRAQI REGIME OF Saddam Hussein trained thousands of radical Islamic terrorists from the region at camps in Iraq over the four years immediately preceding the U.S. invasion, according to documents and photographs recovered by the U.S. military in postwar Iraq. The existence and character of these documents has been confirmed to THE WEEKLY STANDARD by eleven U.S. government officials.

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Gosh…that might mean that we weren’t lied to. Perhaps some of intelligence was accurate. Perhaps Iraq was actually a valid target in The Global War on Terror. Perhaps this information should have been released to the public the moment it was found and we could have avoided some of the tearing apart the country is currently going through. Perhaps if there’s MORE information it should be released as soon as possible instead of waiting for, oh, I don’t know, a political cycle and maybe we can stop sneering at each other so damn much.

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