Thursday, November 19, 2015

Wikileaks Reveals Saddam And Bush Negotiated Before Kuwait Invasion


Tim Nolan said...

"One of the crown jewels of secret pre-Gulf War negotiations was unveiled tonight when the notorious Glaspie Memo, or as it is now known 90BAGHDAD423, was released by WikiLeaks.

The cable, whose official title was "Saddam's Message of Friendship to President Bush" details the meeting between US Ambassador April Glaspie and Saddam Hussein on July 25, 1990, just a week before the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait."* The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.

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Tim Nolan said...

How the catastrophe in Iraq got started

Remember the war in Iraq?

The one that was going to be
over in a few weeks and would
end with Iraqis throwing roses
at our feet?

Here's how George Bush SENIOR
got the ball rolling in the 1990s.