NEWS YOU WON'T FIND ON CNN

Bombshell As Six More British Documents Leaked

06/13/05 - - Six new secret British documents have been leaked and are provided below. These were retyped from the originals to protect the source. See 
War critics have come up with seven more memos, verified by NBC News:

Iraq options paper: Full text

The following, titled "IRAQ OPTIONS PAPER," was prepared and dated March 8, 2002. It presents possible courses to war. Continued


British foreign secretary Straw says case for Iraq is weak

he following is purported to have been penned by the British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw--U.S. equivalent of Secretary of State--concerning a possible war in Iraq. Straw indicates the case for war is weak; that the Iraq situation has remained unchanged; and that the United States would not have gone to war without September 11. Continued.


Condi committed to regime change in early 2002

The following, is purported to be written by Blair foreign policy advisor David Manning, indicates that now-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was committed to "regime change" in early 2002. It also outlines some problems a postwar Iraq might face. Continued


Iraq: The British legal background

The following was said prepared as an Iraq legal background for war. It is not dated. Continued


'What has changed is not the pace of Saddam's WMD programs'

06/13/05 - - This memorandum, said from Blair political director Peter Ricketts and dated Mar. 22, 2002, indicates the challenges that an Iraq war would face. It indicates that it would have been carbon copied to then-Secretary of State Colin Powell and President George W. Bush. "The truth is that what has changed is not the pace of Saddam Husseinís WMD programmes," the document says.
Continued


'The need to wrongfoot Saddam on the inspectors'

The following is said from Christopher Meyer, British ambassador to the US from 1997 through February 2003, and dated in March of 2002. Strikingly, the document speaks of a "need to wrongfoot Saddam on the inspectors" and suggests British intelligence and diplomacy draws a great deal on articles written by Sy Hersh in the New Yorker. It also describes a meeting with then-Deputy Secretary of Defense, Paul Wolfowitz. Continued.

PDF Files

The "Downing Street Memo" to David Manning from Matthew Rycroft on July 23rd 2002

Memo from Jack Straw To Tony Blair March 25, 2002

Straw admits case for war in Iraq is weak, and that there is no link between Iraq and Al Qaeda.

Memo from Peter Rickets March 22 2002

This memo admits that Saddam had not accelerated his WMD program.

Memo from Chris Meyer To David Manning March 18 2002

"I then went through the need to wrongfoot Saddam on the inspectors and the UN SORs and the critical importance of the MEPP as an integral part of the anti-Saddam strategy."

David Manning Memo to Tony Blair on March 14 2002, describing his trip to the US.

IN this memo, Manning confirms that Condi Rice was committed to regime change in Iraq in 2002. The use of military force for regime change per se is illegal under international law and treaties to which the US is a signator.

Memo from Overseas & Defense Secretariat March 8 2002

This memo admits that threat of WMD from Iraq had NOT increased

Translate this page

(In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. Information Clearing House has no affiliation whatsoever with the originator of this article nor is Information Clearing House endorsed or sponsored by the originator.)

Join our Daily News Headlines Email Digest

Fill out your emailaddress
to receive our newsletter!
SubscribeUnsubscribe
Powered by YourMailinglistProvider.com

Information Clearing House

Daily News Headlines Digest

HOME

COPYRIGHT NOTICE