The New York Times Discovers WMD in Iraq

John Hayward
Human Events

At first glance, I didn’t understand the big stir over the New York Times’ piece about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.  We’ve known about this for years, even if some of the details about the exposure of American troops to chemical weapons they discovered across Iraq were not widely disseminated until now…

…From 2004 to 2011, American and American-trained Iraqi troops repeatedly encountered, and on at least six occasions were wounded by, chemical weapons remaining from years earlier in Saddam Hussein’s rule.

In all, American troops secretly reported finding roughly 5,000 chemical warheads, shells or aviation bombs, according to interviews with dozens of participants, Iraqi and American officials, and heavily redacted intelligence documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act…

…If Obama had done a better job of securing the country’s defenses, we wouldn’t be worried about ISIS thugs making off with sarin gas shells right now. The tricky part is that the Times has to make Hillary look good without openly admitting that Bush was right about Iraqi WMDs all along…

Read the entire article at Human Events.




…Soldiers who were aware of the discoveries were ordered to keep quiet about them, and even to mislead Congress about what they knew. “‘Nothing of significance’ is what I was ordered to say,” retired Army Major Jarrod Lampier tells the Times. Lampier was on site when the biggest chemical weapons dump, containing 2,400 warheads, was found…


NY Times Just Blasted Out of Existence Biggest Myth About George W. Bush & Iraq War





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