Vanity Fair: The Gaza Bombshell

  • NickoftheNort...

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    Mar 04, 2008 12:49 PM GMT
    The Gaza Bombshell
    "After failing to anticipate Hamas’s victory over Fatah in the 2006 Palestinian election, the White House cooked up yet another scandalously covert and self-defeating Middle East debacle: part Iran-contra, part Bay of Pigs. With confidential documents, corroborated by outraged former and current U.S. officials, David Rose reveals how President Bush, Condoleezza Rice, and Deputy National-Security Adviser Elliott Abrams backed an armed force under Fatah strongman Muhammad Dahlan, touching off a bloody civil war in Gaza and leaving Hamas stronger than ever.
    by David Rose
    Read the article at Vanity Fair

    I know that I should be shocked...but I am just not that surprised by this.

    It still makes me want to throw up in response to the incredible twists of "logic" that take place in the current White House. They are more headache-inducing than Super Mario Galaxy icon_eek.gif
  • HndsmKansan

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    Mar 04, 2008 12:54 PM GMT
    I'll read it, but nothing will surprise me at this point Nick.icon_cry.gif
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    Mar 04, 2008 1:04 PM GMT
    dabble dabble dabble.

  • NickoftheNort...

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    Mar 04, 2008 1:09 PM GMT
    Then again, this plan supports the idea of the Bush administration as old school supporters of democracy; i.e. supporting democratic movements to the extent the elected persons support the USA.

    How much longer will we have to wait for a president to *not* engage in "democratic" hypocrisy? Only one of our current potential candidates seems to have the political record amenable toward this, though that may be because he doesn't have a lengthy political record. icon_rolleyes.gif
  • GQjock

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    Mar 05, 2008 12:17 AM GMT
    What do you expect my man...
    These are all death squad people from the Reagan and Bush I Nicaragua and El Salvador days
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    Mar 06, 2008 5:14 AM GMT

    I read the entire article and promptly vomitted my dinner.

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    Mar 06, 2008 5:51 AM GMT
    American politician's should keep there nose out of other countries business once and for all as they always seem to make a "COCK UP" of everything they do?