The Iraq Takeover

More evidence that you can’t really call the so-called Second Gulf War a war. It’s more of a US-led coup d’etat with the accompanying routine wartime propaganda. Iraq represents little more than the very bold, well-planned, and carefully executed takeover of an oil-rich third world country by a first world power to support its own perceived strategic interests.

  • U.S. covert effort preceded Iraq war: Alliances were forged with Iraqi military leaders to expedite operations: WASHINGTON — The U.S. military, the CIA and Iraqi exiles began a broad covert effort inside Iraq at least three months before the war to forge alliances with Iraqi military leaders and persuade commanders not to fight, say people involved in the effort.
  • U.S. Moved to Undermine Iraqi Military Before War
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