the_'big_lie'_theory
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The "big lie" theory is that the Iraq-al-Qaida link is so critical to the administration's case for the war that it cannot afford to relinquish it. It is thus continuing to repeat it, hoping that American voters will buy it through the elections in the fall.

Editorial: No link / The 9-11 commission staff's disagreement with Bush

Friday, June 18, 2004

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/04170/333602.stm
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u24d This claim of an al-Qaida-Iraq link has been used by the Bush administration as critical underpinning in its argument that the United States had to go to war with Iraq. 040618
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u24y 9/11 Report Cited No Iraqi 'Control' of Qaeda - Rice

Fri Jun 18, 5:33 PM ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In publishing a report that cited no evidence of a collaborative relationship between Saddam Hussein and al Qaeda, the Sept. 11 commission actually meant to say that Iraq had no control over the network, national security adviser Condoleezza Rice said on Friday.

"What I believe the 9-11 commission was opining on was operational control, an operational relationship between al Qaeda and Iraq which we never alleged," Rice said in an interview with National Public Radio.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20040618/ts_nm/iraq_bush_rice_dc&cid=564&ncid=2100
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http://www.sltrib.com/2004/Jun/06182004/opinion/op "The missing link"

No matter what the Bush administration did or did not say about it, it is now clear that Saddam Hussein was not involved in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and that any support for the Iraqi war based on the assumption that he was involved was misplaced.
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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5233810/ June 18, 2004

Cheney blames media for blurring Saddam, 9/11
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iJun192004 Sept. 11 Panel Seeks Evidence From Cheney

Sat Jun 19, 4:45 PM ET

WASHINGTON - Nearing the end of its work, the Sept. 11 commission is inviting Vice President Dick Cheney to provide any evidence he has that would show links between al-Qaida and Iraq under Saddam_Hussein a panel member said Saturday.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20040619/ap_on_re_us/sept_11_commission_1
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. "Following up with Dr. Rice and George Tenet are two obvious areas of interest." 040619
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911c 9/11 Panel Underscores Saddam Controversy

1 hour, 20 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the Sept. 11 commission said Sunday that al-Qaida had much more interaction with Iran and Pakistan than it did with Iraq, underscoring a controversy over the Bush administration's insistence there was collaboration between the terrorist organization and Saddam_Hussein

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=519&ncid=716&e=6&u=/ap/20040621/ap_on_re_us/sept_11_commission
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Where_s_ the_proof? If Vice President Cheney has secret evidence of a link between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaida, he has an obligation to share it with the 9/11 commission.

http://www.sptimes.com/2004/06/22/Opinion/Where_s_the_proof.shtml
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What Al Gore said Gore Says Bush Lied About Iraq to Push for War

Thu Jun 24, 3:35 PM

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20040624/pl_nm/iraq_usa_gore_dc_3

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore on Thursday accused President Bush of telling "an artful and important lie" soon after the Sept. 11 attacks to set the stage for war on Iraq.

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20040624/pl_nm/iraq_usa_gore_dc_3
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What Ron Reagan said Ron Reagan Says Bush Misled U.S. on Iraq

55 minutes

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20040625/ap_on_re_us/people_ron_reagan&cid=519&ncid=1480

LOS ANGELES - Ron Reagan, the younger son of the late President Reagan, criticized the Bush administration's foreign policy, saying he believed the president misled Americans to gain support for the Iraq war.

"We lied our way into the war," he said on CNN's "Larry King Live" on Wednesday, referring to allegations that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and direct connections to al-Qaida. "It's a terrible mistake, a terrible foreign policy error."
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Ghandi (whadda think about that) Maybe Usama Bin Laden is dead and he's the scapegoat, but of course, he's dead it's all a scam for the Americans New World Order. 040624
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kx21 M Confirmation / Validation of

The_'big_lie'_Theory:-

Majority_of_Americans_now_call_Iraq_war_a_mistake

Show one why_not...

And_I_will_tell_you_how_wonder_you_are...
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. * Live_vote: CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll*

"For the first time since the start of the war in Iraq, a majority of Americans say the United States made a mistake in sending troops to that country"

June 24, 2004

It was a mistake to send U.S. troops to Iraq:-

54 Percent (41 % in Early June)

Don't Believe the war has made the United States safer from terrorism:-

55 Percent

http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/06/24/poll.iraq/index.html
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US National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice Rice vigorously reaffirms link between Iraq and al-Qaeda

Sun Jun 27, 1:57 PM ET

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/20040627/pl_afp/us_attacks_iraq_rice_040627175740

"It's simply not true that there was no contact, that there were no relationships between al-Qaeda and Saddam_Hussein,"
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Moment_of_Truth
What is the appripriate_relationship between George_w_Bush and Saddam_Hussein?

"It's_simply_not_true_that_there_was_'no_contact'"

"It's simply not true that there was no contact, that there were no relationships between George_w_Bush and Saddam_Hussein,"
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Finger "Contact_of_United_States_and_Ssama_bin_Laden" 040628
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Finger "Contact_of_United_States_and_Osama_bin_Laden" 040628
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Moon It's_simply_not_true_that_there_was_'no_contact',

that there were no relationships between United States and al Qaeda's Osama Bin Laden...
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The_missing_dot To be specific:-

That is

of 911_Commission...
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America Attacked 911 America_attacked_911's_flash_file... 040703
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a "Point" The_most_memorable_image_of_the_invasion 040703
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1 hour 10 minutes ago Bush: U.S. Is Safer With Saddam in Prison

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20040704/ap_on_el_pr/bush&cid=694&ncid=716
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2 hours 56 minutes ago Bush Says U.S. Freedom Can Change the World

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=615&ncid=716&e=12&u=/nm/20040704/pl_nm/campaign_bush_dc

President Bush (news - web sites), buffeted by slumping approval ratings over Iraq...
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Finger * 911_Commission * 040706
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Moon ***
* Saddam / Iraq & Al_Qaeda Links
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Cheney Had No New Data on Saddam, Al Qaeda-Panel

2 hours, 40 minutes ago

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1896&ncid=1896&e=1&u=/nm/20040706/us_nm/iraq_cheney_dc_5

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Sept. 11 commission, which reported no collaborative links between Iraq and al Qaeda, said on Tuesday that Vice President Dick Cheney had no more information than commission investigators to support his later assertions to the contrary. 040706
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... * 911_commission *

18 minutes ago US 9/11 commission registers disagreement with White House

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/20040707/wl_mideast_afp/us_attacks_iraq_qaeda&cid=1514&ncid=1480

WASHINGTON (AFP) - A US commission probing the September 11 attacks ratcheted up its public dispute with the White House, saying it was aware of

no new information proving the existence of cooperative pre-war ties between Iraq and Al-Qaeda, despite the administration's claims to the contrary. 040707
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a copy of a CIA report http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5395999

http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/j/msnbc/Components/Photos/040708/040708_intelligence_report_hmed1130a.h2.jpg

which finds "no credible information" of a meeting between Iraqi intelligence officials and Mohammed Atta, one of the Sept. 11 highjackers.
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. "that the Bush administration knowingly exaggerated a purported link between al-Qaida and toppled Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein." 040708
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The_missing_dot The_buck_stops_at_the_White_House':

Bush - the War_President...
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and Blair - the_War_Promoter? 040709
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and Blair - the War_Promoter? 040709
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4 Oct 2004 Rumsfeld: No 'Hard Evidence' of Iraq-Al Qaeda Link

5 minutes ago
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The Graces From Heaven "To my knowledge, I have not seen any strong, hard evidence that links the two," Rumsfeld added. 041004
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What Rumsfeld said "I just read an intelligence report recently about one person who's connected to al Qaeda who was in and out of Iraq. And it is the most tortured description of why he might have had a relationship and why he might not have had a relationship. It may have been something that was not representative of a hard linkage." 041004
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104 Rumsfeld: No evidence of al-Qaida-Iraq link
In 2002, he said intelligence was very reliable

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6180176/

7:43 p.m. ET Oct. 4, 2004
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5 Oct 2004 * Moment_of_Truth - 105 * 041006
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105 no_'strong_hard_evidence'_of_Saddam_Qaeda_link

5 Oct 2004 CIA Report Finds No Conclusive Zarqawi-Saddam Link
Reuters -

21 minutes ago 041005
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