|28/1/08||Nuke ‘Em All, and Let Allah Sort It Out By William Schroder|
|6/1/08||NUCLEAR USA: An overview of policies at home and abroad SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER 2007|
|17/8/06||Mass murder in the skies: was the plot feasible? Let’s whip up some TATP and find out By Thomas C Greene|
|18/8/06||How Many and Where Were the Nukes? What the U.S. Government No Longer Wants You to Know about Nuclear Weapons During the Cold War|
|28/7/06||Immediate Action: Depleted Uranium Situation Worsens|
|29/6/06||Britain’s nuclear-weapons fix Paul Rogers|
|14/6/06||U.S. insists on right to develop arms for outer space|
|27/4/06||Say “No” to weapons in space|
|14/4/06||China fears drive big US arms projects|
|15/3/06||Uranium bombing in Iraq contaminates Europe by Bob Nichols|
|10/3/06||Gen. Pace to Troops: Don’t Nuke Iran: Illegal, immoral orders should be disobeyed by Jorge Hirsch|
|8/2/06||Defense Spending approaching Cold War high|
|1/2/06||Bush’s Missile Defence will cost $247 billion by 2024 By MARTIN SIEFF|
|1/06||U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stocks, 2006|
|12/12/05||PLUTONIUM LAUNCH ACCIDENT COULD HAVE GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS By Karl Grossman|
|27/9/04||The Ultimate Weapon of Mass Destruction: “Owning the Weather” for Military Use by Michel Chossudovsky|
|2/1/01||Washington’s New World Order Weapons Have the Ability to Trigger Climate Change Michel Chossudovsky|
|23/8/05||Resources - The Project on Defense Alternatives|
|19/8/05||Former Head Of Pentagon’s Depleted Uranium Project Says Thousands Of Troops Are Sick And Dying From Illegal DU Use And Military’s Failure To Admit Responsibility Greg Szymanski|
|24/7/05||PROTEST AT AEGIS “CHRISTENING”|
|28/6/05||US resumes production of Cold War plutonium By Andrew Buncombe in Washington|
|29/6/05||The Privatization of War by Niloufer Bhagwat|
|27/6/05||U.S. Has Plans to Again Make Own Plutonium By WILLIAM J. BROAD|
|16/3/05||Pentagon Has Far-Reaching Defense Spacecraft in Works By Walter Pincus|
|3/3/05||Missile Counter-Attack – An open letter to Condi Rice 3/3/05|
|16/2/05||A New Model Army Soldier Rolls Closer to the Battlefield|
|17/12/04||THE USE OF DEPLETED URANIUM (DU) WEAPONS|
|09/04/04||Dark Matter By Chris Floyd|
|16/03/04||IRAQ ON THE RECORD
THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION’S PUBLIC STATEMENTS ON IRAQ
PREPARED FOR REP. HENRY A. WAXMAN
|06/03/04||Tenet Says He Couldn't Tell, Dubya Was Wrong … Condy Wasn't Sure, Powell Says No Misleading … Dick Cheney is Still in Secret Locations … Rummy Just Found Out…|
|15/02/04||Bush Administration Officials’ Lies about Iraq’s Supposed WMD in Their Own Words|
|12/02/04||The Big Bush Lie on WMD It's Clinton’s Fault Says Top GOP Leaders|
|11/02/04||National Security Archive Update on WMD|
|08/02/04||Obviously No WMD Stockpiles in Iraq … Now It’s About Rewording WMD Intent for Bush and Blair…|
|07/02/04||Team Spirit By Chris Floyd|
|07/02/04||Another Propaganda Coup, with media’s help, not ‘intelligence|
|07/02/04||Controversy surrounds the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq|
|06/02/04||How Bush And Blair Chose War And Then Chose The Justification Part 2|
|04/02/04||How Bush And Blair Chose War And Then Chose The Justification Part 1|
|05/02/04||Tenet Says Analysts Never Painted Iraq as Imminent Threat|
|05/02/04||The Amazing Shrinking Justification for War|
|05/02/04||Investigation as Coverup by Chalmers Johnson|
|05/02/04||“Intelligence and Arms Control Experts Analyze Powell’s UN Speech, CIA Estimates on Iraqi Weapons One Year Later”|
|The Hutton Report (PDF 1.9mb)|
|The Hutton Report Summary of Conclusions|
|05/05/04||Plutonium Files: How the U.S. Secretly Fed Radioactivity to Thousands of Americans *
Denver-based journalist Eileen Welsome reveals how as a reporter for the tiny Albuquerque Tribune (circulation 35,000) she uncovered one of the country's great Cold War secrets: the U.S. government had knowingly exposed thousands of human Guinea pigs with radiation poisoning including 18 Americans who had plutonium injected directly into their bloodstream.
|04/05/04||* Colorado's Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant *
We speak with Colorado University professor Len Ackland about the former plutonium-processing Rocky Flats nuclear bomb making plant. Ackland is author of the book Making A Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West that examines the four-decade history of Rocky Flats.
* Grand Jury Accuses Justice Department of Rocky Flats Nuclear Cover-Up *
We speak with Wes McKinley, a Colorado rancher and the foreman of a grand jury that investigated activity at Rocky Flats about the charges he makes in his new book The Ambushed Grand Jury: How the Justice Department Covered Up Government Nuclear Crimes and How We Caught Them Red Handed.
* Recycling Plutonium: How the EPA Plans to Disburse Toxic Waste From the Lowry Landfill to the Sewage System and into CO Farmlands *
We speak with Colorado University Environmental Studies professor Adrienne Anderson about the Lowry Landfill. Citizen groups claim the landfill is widely contaminated with highly radioactive plutonium and other deadly wastes. The EPA now wants to treat the contaminated groundwater at the landfill and discharge it into the Denver metro sewage system.
|18/03/04||Polish President: We were 'taken for a ride' about Iraq's WMD:
"That they deceived us about the weapons of mass destruction, that's true. We were taken for a ride," Kwasniewski said.
|17/03/04||Bush camp exposed as 'serial liars':
US President George Bush and his four top advisers made a combined total of 237 misleading public statements on the threat posed by Iraq. The claim was made in a congressional report released on Tuesday.
Iraq on the Record: Database Containing The Bush Administration's Public Statements on Iraq :
Our Nation Betrayed: The Iraq WMD Intelligence Deception:
|07/03/04||Hans Blix: 'I learnt I had been vilified, crucified and made to look like an imbecile' :
US tried to force the issue of 'smoking guns' without finding hard evidence .
U.S., Certain That Iraq Had Illicit Arms, Reportedly Ignored Contrary Reports:
Need to build a case for war? Step forward Mr Chalabi:
Chalabi denies misleading US:
Transcript shows early effort to discredit ambassador:
|06/03/04||US Sen Kennedy:CIA Director Must Come Clean With Congress :
CIA Director George Tenet must come clean with Congress and explain why he waited until last month to "set the record straight" that Iraq posed no immediate threat to the U.S. in the months leading up to the war, a leading Senate Democrat said Friday.
|04/03/04||UK: Attorney General conceded doubts over legality of war:
The Foreign Office memo, which has been submitted to a Commons select committee, was seized on by critics as evidence that important caveats in the legal advice were excluded from the summary published by the Government.
|03/03/04||Admit WMD mistake, survey chief tells Bush :
David Kay, the man who led the CIA's postwar effort to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, has called on the Bush administration to "come clean with the American people" and admit it was wrong about the existence of the weapons.
UN Iraq Inspectors Say U.S. Has Not Cooperated :
|02/03/04||U.N.: Iraq had no WMD after 1994 :
A report from U.N. weapons inspectors to be released today says they now believe there were no weapons of mass destruction of any significance in Iraq after 1994, according to two U.N. diplomats who have seen the document.
UK: Extreme measures :
|01/03/04||Threat of legal action fails to silence Short:
The confrontation between Clare Short and Tony Blair over the Iraq war escalated yesterday after she defied a warning from the Cabinet Secretary of possible legal action for speaking to the media about government secrets.
UK: Doubts on case for conflict may bring flood of claims :
Britain to keep key report under wraps:
|29/02/04||Clare Short: Was Attorney General leant on to sanction war? :
In her own words, the former cabinet minister questions the legality of conflict
Revealed: Attorney General changed his advice on legality of Iraq war:
US told UK Attorney General to alter legal advice on Iraq war:
Army chiefs feared Iraq war illegal just days before start :
Beware smoking Guns :
The whistleblower, the loose cannon and the case for war:
Rebel MP vows: I'll take Blair with me:
Revealed: US dirty tricks to win vote on Iraq war:
|27/02/04||UN chief stood in way of war plans :
In the last few weeks before the invasion of Iraq it became clear that President George Bush, with Tony Blair in tow, was bent on war – and one of the key people standing in his way was the UN secretary general, Kofi Annan.
Duplicity, evasions – but no answers :
Spying On UN Sec General Part Of Larger Campaign To Undermine UN Missions In Iraq
Blix's phone tapped: sources:
How Britain and the US keep watch on the world:
Britain's spying shame:
Australian spy circle tied to UN bugging:
Senate Panel Presses Bush On War's Plan:
Audio: Scott Ritter Press Conference:
|26/02/04||Bush misused Iraq WMD report to justify war: Kay :
"Politicians don't go around picking their weakest arguments," Kay said.
|24/02/04||Hans Blix: US 'created' weapons facts:
"During a meeting at the White House at the end of October 2002, six months before the beginning of the war, Cheney told us he would not hesitate to discredit the inspections"
CIA accused of lying about WMDs:
Bush Lies Uncovered:
|23/02/04||Daniel Ellsberg: Where are Iraq's Pentagon papers?:
I urge patriotic and conscientious Americans who have access to these documents, and who know it is wrong for their bosses to lie to the public about why we are in this war, to consider doing what I wish I had done in 1964 or early 1965, years earlier than I did: Go to Congress and the press; tell the truth, with documents.
Daily Brief with Ray McGovern :
|22/02/04||Officials: U.S. still paying millions to group that provided false Iraqi intelligence:
The Department of Defense is continuing to pay millions of dollars for information from the former Iraqi opposition group that produced some of the exaggerated and fabricated intelligence President Bush used to argue his case for war. www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5741.htm
Is this the face of the man who gave Blair the cue for 45-minute WMD claim?:
|The Truth Always Comes Out In The Wash:
Chalabi was made to order for the people who wanted to invade Iraq — and it is abundantly clear that his intelligence was made to order, too.
Who Has What? : Weapons of Mass Destruction: WMD programs & possession:
Israel: Weapons of Mass Destruction Capabilities and Programs:
America tore out 8000 pages of Iraq dossier:
Skeptics in Britain doubt suicide in death of Iraq weapons adviser :
Ghosts of 1973 still haunt Israel as its spies face Iraq probe:
|19/02/04||Data From Iraqi Exiles Under Scrutiny:
In the years before the war in Iraq, an exile group set up a team of analysts in Washington, underwritten by United States government funds, to distribute a steady stream of reports on Saddam Hussein to the government and the news media, according to government officials and a document the group submitted to Congress.
Ahmad Chalabi and His Iranian Connection:
Pentagon offices face probe on Iraq claims:
Chalabi stands by faulty intelligence that toppled Saddam’s
|18/02/04||Heads should roll’ over
Richard Perle, a chief proponent of last year’s U.S. invasion of Iraq, yesterday called for the chiefs of the Central Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Defence Intelligence Agency to step down because of their faulty conclusions that Saddam Hussein possessed mass-killing weapons.
The neo-con philosophy of intelligence:
|17/02/04||Uri Avnery: Yes, Minister!: Intelligence failure and Iraq’s non-existent WMDs :
At this moment, three parallel but separate commissions of inquiry are at work: Of course, the commissions are not really intended to discover the truth. Their purpose is whitewash. In order to understand what has happened, no honorable judge, Lord, former senator or retired Mossad operative is required. Simple common sense will do.
|15/02/04||Eric Margolis: WMD: A primer :
Let’s be clear on what is – and isn’t – a weapon of mass destruction
|14/02/04||John W. Dean :
President Bush’s New Iraq Commission Won’t Be Investigating
the Key WMD Issue:
His commission is a sham, and simply ignores the very reason he was pressured to create it. Yet it seems no one is complaining — or at least, no one who could force the commencement of an legitimate investigation.
Kay: Bush Should Admit “Error” on Iraq WMD :
Iraq arms hunt in doubt in ‘02:
Government ‘warned’ on intelligence:
|13/02/04||Government ‘warned’ on
Intelligence agencies told the Federal Government in the weeks before the Iraq war that some of the Bush Administration’s claims justifying an invasion were exaggerated, according to one of Australia’s most senior intelligence officials.
Blix Fears Iraq Weapons Reports Distortion:
|12/02/04||Public vs classified versions of Iraq intelligence report differed:
Blair’s claim is simply incredible:
|11/02/04||David Kay: No point in searching for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq:
The former chief of the group of experts responsible for finding weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, David Kay, said there was no point in continuing to hunt for arms he said “really did not exist.”
Study of Rhetoric On Iraq Is Urged:
Study of Rhetoric On Iraq Is Urged:
The Tale Of The Lying Defector:
Rumsfeld “Unaware” Of WMD Claim:
Powell exposed by his barefaced lies on Iraq:
|10/02/04||Doubts, dissent stripped from public Iraq assessment:
The public version of the U.S. intelligence community’s key prewar assessment of Iraq’s illicit arms programs was stripped of dissenting opinions, warnings of insufficient information and doubts about deposed dictator Saddam Hussein’s intentions, a review of the document and its once-classified version shows.
Jay Bookman: Bush bullied CIA in order to dupe us:
David H. Hackworth: Calling Maj. Ritter:
Russia proved right on Iraq WMD: Russia’s UN ambassador:
Pundit O’Reilly Now Skeptical About Bush:
Bush cried ‘wolf’ on Iraq’s threat:
Ex-judge on Iraq inquiry ‘involved in cover-up’:
Agency: Iraqi defector made up weapons report:
The WMD Inspector No One Heeded:
|09/02/04||Bushs Iraq commission and the intelligence failure fraud
Part One: www.wsws.org/articles/2004/feb2004/bush-f07.shtml
Part Two: www.wsws.org/articles/2004/feb2004/pan2-f09.shtml
Agency: Iraqi defector made up weapons report:
The WMD Inspector No One Heeded :
Scott Ritter: Kerry, Too, Needs to Clear the Air:
Missed Signals On WMD?:
Administration Distorted Intelligence Reports:
|08/02/04||No Need For An Investigation! McCain Says Bush did not manipulate Iraq intelligence:
U.S. Senator John McCain, who will sit on a commission investigating failures in the intelligence used to justify the Iraq war, said on Friday he did not believe President George W. Bush had manipulated information.
France Denies All Allies’ Iraq Intelligence Wrong:
Iraqi exile admits he never checked WMD intelligence:
Blix says Iraq threat exaggerated:
Ability to make WMDs reason enough for war:
Powell says Iraq arms furore gets on his nerves:
Britain spied on UN allies over war vote:
Memo asking UK to spy on security council for US PDF Format
It comes down to this: What did Blair know?:
|07/02/04||Now it’s a battle for the truth:
It is unnerving to watch the world’s most powerful intelligence chief with his back to the wall. But when the CIA’s director, George Tenet, stood up at Georgetown University to explain his handling of the prewar intelligence on Iraq’s weapons, there was little doubt he was on the defensive and his career was on the line.
|07/02/04||Scott Ritter accuses CIA Director George Tenet of deception: Audio
|07/02/04||Well, the fix, as they say, is in:
The commission doesn’t appear to have any subpoena power, only the right to “full and complete access to information relevant to its mission as described in section 2 of this order.”
|07/02/04||Kay queries White House war talk:
The White House may have ignored some aspects of intelligence on Iraq in the run-up to war, former chief US weapons inspector David Kay has suggested.
|07/02/04||Bush, Aides Ignored CIA Caveats on Iraq:
Clear-Cut Assertions Were Made Before Arms Assessment Was Completed:
|07/02/04||8 Questions for George W. Bush:
Unlike many of Bush’s WMD assertions, these questions are based on real evidence.
|07/02/04||Scott Ritter: Not everyone got it wrong on Iraq’s weapons:
The Bush administration, relied on rumor, speculation, exaggeration and falsification to mislead the American people and their elected representatives into supporting a war that is rapidly turning into a quagmire. We knew the truth about Iraq’s WMD. Sadly, no one listened.
|06/02/04||Iraq threat was limited, troops told:
Australian troops fighting in Iraq were told in an official briefing days before entering the country that Saddam Hussein did not have the capability to launch weapons of mass destruction against its neighbours.
|06/02/04||Ex-defence secretary blasts Blair :
Tony Blair came under further attack today over his claim that he did not know key facts about Iraqi weapons on the eve of sending British troops into battle.
|06/02/04||Blair ‘fully informed on arms intelligence’:
Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon yesterday played down suggestions that Prime Minister Tony Blair was not fully informed about the details of key intelligence reports in the lead-up to war in Iraq.
|06/02/04||Spies, Lies, and Weapons:
How could we have been so far off in our estimates of Saddam Hussein’s weapons programs? A leading Iraq expert and intelligence analyst in the Clinton Administration˜whose book The Threatening Storm proved deeply influential in the run-up to the war˜gives a detailed account of how and why we erred
|05/02/04||Blair Admits Ignorance On WMD:
Tony Blair admitted yesterday that when he asked MPs to vote for war he had been unaware that the claim that Iraq could deploy weapons of mass destruction in 45 minutes referred only to battlefield weapons, not missiles.
|05/02/04||There Was No Failure Of Intelligence:
US Spies Were Ignored, Or Worse, If They Failed To Make The Case For War
|05/02/04||Rumsfeld: 2002 Iraq WMD Remark May Have Been Misleading :
Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld acknowledged Wednesday that remarks he made in 2002 claiming to know where Iraqi weapons of mass destruction were stored may have been misleading.
|05/02/04||ABC Australia: Interview with former weapons inspector, Scott Ritter:
Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter says that in 1998 when he left the U.N. “there was not a single intelligence service in the world that said Iraq maintained massive stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction”.
|05/02/04||Don’t be fooled again:
Where do you even start? Perhaps with the comedy of George Bush demanding “to know the facts” about Iraq’s non-existent arsenal of weapons of mass destruction – casting himself as an aggrieved American voter, somehow hoodwinked into the war with Iraq.
|05/02/04||Robert Fisk: Blame the BBC:
An interview with Robert Fisk, award-winning journalist with The Independent of London, covers the current disaster in Iraq and the efforts by those responsible for the illegal invasion to divert attention by looking for fictitious sources of faulty intelligence
|04/02/04||Intelligence chief’s bombshell:
‘We were overruled on dossier’: The intelligence official whose revelations stunned the Hutton inquiry has suggested that not a single defence intelligence expert backed Tony Blair’s most contentious claims on Iraqi weapons of mass destruction.
|04/02/04||British officers knew on eve of war that Iraq had no WMDs:
UK intelligence learned just before war that Iraq had not assembled chemical weapons. Mossad “knew 45-minute claim was an old wives‚ tale” – but did not tell UK or US. US Secretary of State “does not know” if he would have recommended invasion if he had been told Iraq had no WMDs
|04/02/04||Brian Jones: ‘There was a lack of substantive evidence…:
We were told there was intelligence we could not see’
|04/02/04||How did we get it so wrong?:
Yes, the spies got it wrong, admits former CIA analyst Kenneth Pollack, but the politicians also moulded the evidence to fit the case for war
|04/02/04||Ray McGovern Exposes the deceit behind the Bush WMD “Investigation”:
In the United States, Where the Bush administration has called an inquiry, sceptics are convinced that it is a political stitch-up. “It’s *ull*hit,” said Ray McGovern, a retired CIA analyst with 27 years of experience. “The commission will be just like the [11 September] commission and it will not report back until after the election. It will not look into the politicisation of intelligence.” A must watch
|04/02/04||Robin Cook: Gross injustice if intelligence services get blame:
Britain joined the war because the Prime Minister wanted to prove to President Bush that Tony Blair was his best friend
|04/02/04||Blair Limits Inquiry on Iraq Intelligence:
Prime Minister Tony Blair insisted Wednesday an inquiry he ordered will examine only the quality of intelligence leading to the invasion of Iraq – not whether the war that ousted Saddam Hussein was justified.
|04/02/04||Powell may have blown lid off debate over war:
Democrats were stunned by Mr Powell’s blunt response and even some Republicans on Tuesday accused him of trying to walk away from Mr Bush’s decision to go to war.
|04/02/04||Israel knew Iraq had no WMD, says MP:
A prominent Israeli MP said yesterday that his country’s intelligence services knew claims that Saddam Hussein was capable of swiftly launching weapons of mass destruction were wrong but withheld the information from Washington.
|04/02/04||Claims Israel misled US over Iraq:
Yossi Sarid, a member of the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee, said that Israeli intelligence knew beforehand that Iraq had no weapons stockpiles and misled US President George W Bush. In contrast, a lawmaker from Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s Likud Party said Israel had shared its doubts with the Americans.
Swift and Secret: Blair’s Inquiry
What Went Wrong
Intelligence Officer: We Were Overruled on WMD Dossier
Intelligence Chiefs ‘Ignored WMD Warnings
Don’t Be Fooled Again
|03/02/04||Blame the Masters, Not the Servants
Bush Accused of Undermining Investigation
|01/02/04||Drawing Their Own Picture Boston Globe
|19/01/04||Open Door Policy American Conservative
|12/01/04||The Lie Factory Mother Jones (fee required)
|22/09/03||John Pilger: THE BIG LIE
An investigation of files and archive film for my TV documentary Breaking The Silence, together with interviews with former intelligence officers and senior Bush officials have revealed that Bush and Blair knew all along that Saddam Hussein was effectively disarmed.
WMD in Iraq: Evidence and Implications: Administration officials systematically misrepresented the threat from Iraq‚s WMD and ballistic missile programs.There was no evidence to support the claim that Iraq would have trans-ferred WMD to Al Qaeda and much evidence to counter it.
Case for War Confected, Say U.S. Officials The Independent, Nov. 9, 2003
It Last Happened in 1976 Foreign Policy Forum, Oct. 22, 2003
Selective Intelligence The New Yorker, May 12, 2003
In Rumsfeld’s Shop American Conservative, Dec. 1, 2003
American Dominance [PNAC] The Bergen Record, Feb. 23, 2003
Intelligence Effort Led by Cheney Magnified Errors
We Were All Wrong
The Rumsfeld Intelligence Agency Slate.com, Oct. 28, 2002
Blowback The Nation, Oct. 15, 2001
Rebuilding America’s Defenses Project for the New American
Century, Sept. 2000,
Rumsfeld: Iraqi chemical, biological weapons more lethal today 02/25/2003
Stingers, Stingers, Who’s Got the Stingers?
Blowback: Bin Laden Comes Home to Roost MSNBC.com, Aug. 24, 1998
Team B: The Trillion-Dollar Experiment Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, April 1993,