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  •  Well US intelligence gets the trust from us they (2+ / 0-)
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    deserve. We have no reason to trust them on virtually anything. And UN inspectors can determine exactly what was used. And I think they deserve trust, no?

    •  I definitely agree that the (2+ / 0-)
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      UN inspectors have an important role to play in establishing truth, as they did in Iraq.

    •  Great, so they will officially tell the world (2+ / 0-)
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      Sarin gas was used against civilians 3-4 weeks after the fact.  Will they say who used it? No. Will they say where it was fired from? No.

      This is the same intelligence that found OBL in a house in Pakistan.  We definitely have no reason to trust them.  

      "I'm a progressive man and I like progressive people" Peter Tosh

      by Texas Lefty on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 05:28:08 PM PDT

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      •  Oh well, they found Bin Laden in a house in (2+ / 0-)
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        Pakistan ten years after 9/11 - so that erases every failure and every bad thing US intelligence ever did. Great.

        And as this very wise post reminded us, Iraq attacked Kuwait - we waited five months to respond. Speed does nothing for us, and possibly does a really lot of bad for us.

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