The Christian Science Monitor recently reported that Britain’s former director of MI5 Eliza Manningham-Buller (from 2002 to 2007), in her testimony to Britain’s Chilcot Inquiry panel, “harshly criticized the 2003 invasion of Iraq” (MI5 is Britain’s domestic intelligence agency, which is similar to the FBI in the United States). According to the article, MI5 “warned that Saddam Hussein had no known links to Al Qaeda, that Iraq posed little threat, and that some in a generation of British Muslims had been radicalized by the action”. This is a serious blow to the Bush administration’s justifications for invading Iraq. Read the rest of this entry »
Monthly Archives: August 2010
Good RussiaToday debate about Middle East Peace Process
RussiaToday’s CrossTalk had a good debate between Dan Diker and Robert Fisk about the Middle East Peace Process. For those who are relatively uninformed about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the aggravating “peace process”, I highly recommend watching this debate.
Israel’s attack on the Gaza aid flotilla
It’s been a while since I last posted a blog so I decided to comment on Israel’s attack on the Gaza flotilla. This is an excellent segment by The Real News Network. It shows how Israel planned its May 31st attack on the Gaza humanitarian aid flotilla, which resulted in the deaths of 9 people.