Monday, February 04, 2008

That Israeli Attack on Syria

Israel attacked Syria. Since then Israel and the United States have put out a series of false statements about what happened. The main disinformation was that it was a nuclear weapons facility. That was patently false. Syria and North Korea do not want to admit what it really was, however.
“Syria does not have the technical, industrial, or financial ability to support a nuclear-weapons program. I’ve been following this issue for fifteen years, and every once in a while a suspicion arises and we investigate and there’s nothing. There was and is no nuclear-weapons threat from Syria. This is all political.” Cirincione castigated the press corps for its handling of the story. “I think some of our best journalists were used,” he said.

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