Thursday, February 07, 2013

Iraq, Ten Years After Powell's U.N. Speech

The Media Hasn't Learned
02/05/2013 - When Secretary of State Colin Powell spoke to the U.N. Security Council on February 5, 2003, countless journalists in the United States extolled him for a masterful performance -- making the case that Saddam Hussein's Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. The fact that the speech later became notorious should not obscure how easily truth becomes irrelevant in the process of going to war.

Ten years later -- with Powell's speech a historic testament of shameless deception leading to vast carnage -- we may not remember the extent of the fervent accolades. At the time, fawning praise was profuse across the USA's mainline media spectrum, including the nation's reputedly great newspapers. read more>>>

And the Country, almost totally at some 70%plus fully supported the abandoning of the main missions for even sending our military into that region with those drum beats and have yet to pay for either as well as the results from, DeJa-Vu all over again!!

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