‘link iraq to iran,’ rumsfeld argued before proof

'link iraq to iran,' rumsfeld argued before prooffrom raw story: Ten months before the US aired formal proof of Iranian involvement in funding Iraqi insurgents, then-Secretary of Defense warned in secret Pentagon memos that Iran should be the “concern of the American people” and he issued explicit instructions to the military.

“[L]ink Iraq to Iran,” Rumsfeld wrote in one of thousands of “snowflakes” – short memos distributed throughout the Pentagon during his tenure.

The Washington Post obtained a handful of the memos and published excerpts from them Thursday. A newly disclosed memo, written in April 2006 as Rumsfeld faced retired generals’ calls for his resignation, tied Iran and Iraq together and claimed failure in the latter “will advantage Iran.”

One response to “‘link iraq to iran,’ rumsfeld argued before proof”

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    The really scary thing is that these memos weren’t even classified. Imagine what else is out there. By the way, you might be interested in The Wounded Warriors Project. It’s a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness for U.S. troops severely wounded in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. It really puts a face on the cost of this conflict. Here’s a link:



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