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 Radical Radio Presents 
 
 Speech
 Scott Ritter
 Walter Bundtcake  
 For non-profit use only.
Basic, but detailed layout of the depth and tenacity of weapons inspections in Iraq & how the CIA & U.S. administrations, when confronted with the lack of weapons, refused to accept this. How the war resulted directly form a "domestic policy
Elliot Bay Books, Town Hall, RadicalRadio.org
A very restrained presentation of just the facts. Ritter typically limits himself to cautious speculation of why the war began, but makes it extremely clear that the U.N. inspection team was a very capable force for their mission, presenting lots of detail about exactly how they could be positive of their findings. Later he goes into how those findings were rebuffed by the Bush administration & the CIA, and after receiving several false leads from the CIA, was eventually told directly that no matter what piles of detailed evidence the inspectors would present to the contrary, the official finding of the US was going to be that WMD's existed, and that this would grant the US the right to attack. Ritter makes it very clear that nothing that Iraq could have done would have prevented the US attack & occupation & that the CIA, the White House, the media & congress at large were complicit & eager for war, denying the facts and fanning the smokescreen.

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01:00:26 English 2006-03-01
 
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Scott Ritter on WMD's, False Premises for War 03-01-06  01:00:26  96Kbps mp3
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