Ray McGovern: INDICTMENT of Bush Senior, Others for Failing to Stop War Rooted in Lies Led by Dick Cheney

04 Inter-State Conflict, 07 Other Atrocities, Corruption, Government, IO Deeds of War, Military, Officers Call, Peace Intelligence
Ray McGovern
Ray McGovern

Bush-41 Finally Speaks on Iraq War

Despite the propaganda and more tangible signs of incipient war in Iraq, my former intelligence analyst colleagues and I – with considerable professional experience watching other countries prepare for aggression against others – were finding it difficult to believe that the United States of America would be doing precisely that. Still harder was it to digest the notion that Washington would do so, absent credible evidence of any immediate threat and would “fix” intelligence to “justify” it. But that, sadly, is what happened.

Robert David Steele Vivas
Robert David Steele Vivas

ROBERT STEELE: This is a long and important review of who, precisely, is indictable for betraying the public trust in the illegal war on Iraq based on 925 now-documented lies. I knew Tenet and Powell had gone along with the lies — and that Scowcroft and Kissinger had to their great credit tried to stop the war. I had forgotten Tony Zinni was in a position to stop the war and this is worth noting because the worst mistake our military leaders make is that of confusing loyalty with integrity. We swear an Oath to defend and support the Constitution against all enemies domestic and foreign, and as it is now clear, Dick Cheney was the enemy, not Saadam Hussein. All of our checks and balances failed. Many of them are failing now. Ray’s piece needs to be read in relation to Syria, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan.

See Especially:

Review: 935 Lies – The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity

Review: VICE–Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency

See Also:

Mini-Me: 9/11 Convergence 14th Anniversary — 13 Warnings, Dick Cheney Made It Happen….

Mongoose: 9/11 Done by Dick Cheney, NeoCons, and Israel — Saudi “Cover-Up” is Misdirection Ploy

Review (Guest): Pay Any Price – Greed, Power, and Endless War

Review: A Pretext for War–9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America’s Intelligence Agencies

Review: Killing Hope – US Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II

Review: Weapons of Mass Deception–The Uses of Propaganda in Bush’s War on Iraq