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Thursday, 15 December, 2005 12:28
The Downing Street Memo Files

Conspiracy: the Downing Street memo David Edwards (PDF) July 2005

The Downing Street Minutes - FOIA from Congress, Questions from Media, Poll from Public 1/7/05

How the leaked documents questioning war emerged from ‘Britain’s Deep Throat’ by Michael Smith 26/6/05

The Real News in the Downing Street Memos By Michael Smith 23/6/05

A press coverup by Joe Conason 17/6/05

Bush’s WMD ‘Joke’: Is the Media Still Laughing? By Greg Mitchell 18/6/05

The “Downing Street memo” sufficient evidence to impeach Bush 18/6/05

Reclaiming Our Democracy, Our Country, and Our Soul. Keeping the Downing Street Drums Beating by Anthony Wade 18/6/05

Australian PM could face Iraq prosecution Herald Sun

The Downing Street Memo by Xymphora 18/6/05

Mocking the Downing Street Memo by Robert Parry 18/6/05

British Documents: The Pentagon Papers of Our Time? William E. Jackson, Jr.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Justifying the Silence on Downing Street Memos 17/6/05

The Killing Street Memo By Norman Solomon 17/6/05

Downing Street and Beyond: Hearing Builds Momentum for Full Investigation

Senator John Conyer's letter to Washington Post 17/6/05

Democrats Play House To Rally Against the War By Dana Milbank

Mainstream media cover-up: In five weeks following its disclosure, Downing Street memo drew little attention

News Media Give Overlooked Memo on Iraq Second Glance By Howard Kurtz, Washington Post, 16/6/05

LMSM, the ‘Lying Mainstream Media’ By Robert Parry

The Downing Street Memo Comes To Washington;
Conyers Blasts “Deafening Sound of Silence”

Downing Street Memo Activists “Wing Nuts,” “Paranoid” 14/6/05

‘What Has Changed Is Not The Pace Of Saddam’s Wmd Programs’
Original PDF file

British Foreign Secretary Straw Says Case For Iraq Is Weak 13/6/05

Iraq Options Paper: Full text 08/3/02
Original PDF file


USA Today and the Downing Street Memo Cynthia Bogard 13/6/05

Another Damning Document – Bush and
Blair Deny Early Decision for War by GARY LEUPP 13/6/05

Downing Street II by Ray McGovern 13/6/05

The Downing Street Memo Reconsidered by David Corn 11/6/05

DOWNING STREET DOCUMENTS — Ten Briefcases Full by Grace Reid 12/6/05

Cabinet Office paper: Conditions for military action 12/6/05

Leaked Cabinet Office paper: Conditions for military action
Agree to engage the US on the need to set military plans within a realistic political strategy, which includes identifying the succession to Saddam Hussein and creating the conditions necessary to justify government military action.

Memo: U.S. Lacked Full Postwar Iraq Plan:
A briefing paper prepared for British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his top advisers eight months before the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq concluded that the U.S. military was not preparing adequately for what the British memo predicted would be a “protracted and costly” postwar occupation of that country.

About the Downing Street Memo…:
US Media Shamed by Brit Journalist

Ministers were told of need for Gulf
war ‘excuse’ by Michael Smith 12/6/05

Memogate Background - Bolton Said to
Orchestrate Unlawful Firing By Charles J. Hanley 4/6/05

The Real Memogate By Solomon Hughes 2/6/05

Brits and Yanks Unite to Demand Answers to Downing Street Minutes 11/6/05

President Bush, With the Candlestick… By Robert Parry 7/6/05

Memogate Hearings Scheduled for June 16 6/6/05

$1000 Reward For Getting Bush to Answer Downing Street Minutes 7/6/05

Saturday 11th June 2005
The Downing Street Memo Reveals Blood on the Hands of Our Complicit Corporate Media...and the Hijacking of Our Collective Fear by Anthony Wade

Saturday 11th June 2005
Bush and ’The Memo’

Friday 10th June 2005
Downing Street Memo proves invasion wasn’t ’last resort’: Impeach Bush Now!

Bush lied about war? Nope, no news there!
" This is where all the work conservatives and the administration have done in terms of bullying the press, making it less willing to write confrontational pieces -- this is where it's paid off." Salon, June 9, 2005 By Eric Boehler

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