Friday, June 09, 2006

This is a very good analysis of the very compelling current Vanity Fair story about Niger, forgeries and deceit... Hongpong has already quoted this:

"To me there is no benign interpretation of this," says Melvin Goodman, the former C.I.A. and State Department analyst. "At the highest level it was known the documents were forgeries. Stephen Hadley knew it. Condi Rice knew it. Everyone at the highest level knew." Both Rice and Hadley have declined to comment.
but is so damning it needs to be quoted again. Read the VF story, then read the analysis. If you are not appalled and a little frightened, you should be...

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