"The Holocaust was a uniquely terrible event in human history. We are the last generation who will be able to hear directly from its survivors and liberators. We must ensure their testimony does not die.'Responsibilty of all of us?' As opposed to the responsibility of the Chosen Few and their glossy factotums? Keep taking the tablets, Tony.
We must remember, too, those individuals who stood out against this tide of evil, who risked everything in the name of humanity. We must reflect as well that intolerance, hatred, even genocide, did not end 60 years ago.
Holocaust Memorial Day underlines both our duty to remember the horrors of the past and the responsibility of all of us to shape the future so they are never repeated."
And the wages.
On 30 January 2006, Lance Corporal Allan Douglas of The Highlanders, was shot and mortally wounded after coming under fire in the Maysan area of Iraq.
On 31 January 2006, Corporal Gordon Alexander Pritchard of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, who was married with children, was killed in his Snatch land rover when it was hit by a roadside bomb in Umm Qasr province, Basra.
Three other soldiers were injured at this time. Corporal Pritchard was the 100th soldier to die in Iraq since the invasion began in March 2003.
On 5 February 2006, father-of-one, Trooper Carl Joseph Smith , 23, of the 9th/12th Lancers, died in an road accident on the outskirts of Basra.
Private Lee Ellis, 23, and Captain Richard Holmes, 28, of the Second Battalion of The Parachute Regiment, were killed by a roadside bomb in Amara, southern Iraq.
A third soldier was injured.
"That decision has to be taken and has to be lived with, and in the end there is a judgment that, well, I think if you have faith about these things then you realise that judgment is made by other people."Asked to explain what he meant, Blair said:
"If you believe in God, it's made by God as well."So now we know. As far as Our Dear former Leader was concerned the decision to invade Iraq was not his. The decision was made by 'other people and... God as well.'
Is this OK by you? Are you happy that Tony B was prepared to bow to will of 'others' and the Almighty in the matter of mass slaughter?
The day after two million British people marched in protest against the looming war in Iraq, he who defers to 'others' said this:
"I read the anti-war sites and listen to the protesters and I realise that they haven't a clue, or worse, they just don't give a damn."TB didn't give a toss about what half his own back benchers thought either. It was Tony, Tony crony and Tory votes that took us to war in Iraq.
So, who were these 'others,' do you think? They certainly were NOT the British people. Blair couldn't have cared less about what we wanted. Well, we all know that Tony B is the ultimate groupie. If he sees someone perched a few rungs higher up the greasy pole than he is, the fawn, simper and wag-the-tail mechanism clicks in and it's up we jolly well slither.
Until their sons and daughters came home in body bags, that is.
Look behind George Bush, look to who pulls his strings if you want to find out who the 'others' were. Who told him what to say and do? Who encouraged him to think the way he did? The Neoconservative politicians and journalists of America's eastern seaboard created the environment in which the most intellectually challenged US President in history could flourish for a sound byte or two. All that oil. All that kudos. All those pats on the head from those who knew so much better than he did. These were the 'others,' folks.
"The war in Iraq was conceived by 25 neoconservative intellectuals, MOST OF THEM JEWISH, who are pushing President Bush to change the course of history."As for Tony B's 'God,' well, it sure wasn't the God of The New Testament that he was cuddling up to, that's for sure. No peace, love and turning the other cheek for our own dear warmonger and his best pal, G. Nope, the bloke who didn't 'do God' when Alistair Campbell was around was and still is a fan of the very Jewish God of the Old Testament. You know, the one who advocates lots and lots of fire and brimstone, down-on-your-knees trembling and begging for his love, mercy and benificence; together with a big bunch of dispossession, butchery and genocide. Down to the last woman, child and pet hamster. Check out the book of Joshua if you don't believe me.
I'm pretty sure that the Jewish God who instructed old Josh to slaughter everything indigenous in the land that he had promised to the Hebrew, isn't too far from the white-bearded thunderer that Tony B genuflects in front of. I might be wrong. Maybe Our Dear former Leader was just doing his buckpassing bit for the umpteenth time. You know, 'Don't blame me! It was God what done it. I was only following orders!'
Whatever the truth happens to be, the chap in charge back then was a toerag. Anyone out there who disagrees with this statement is no friend of yours and never has been.
"The people who will be his judge... will be the families of the bereaved British soldiers and it will be the families of the bereaved innocent Iraqis who have all been slaughtered in this totally unnecessary conflict."Reg also accused him of 'jumping on the same bandwagon' as George Bush, who caused a storm after saying he decided to invade Iraq because he was on a 'mission from God.'
"Are we really seeing over 100 coffins coming backbecause God told him to go to war?" Reg wondered.
"A good Christian wouldn't be for this war. I'm actually quite disgusted by the comments. It's a joke."I'm with Rose and Reg. I'm with them. I'm not with the God of the Old Testament or the Jewish Neoconservatives whose behinds Tony Blair still kisses. Most of all, I'm not on the side of an Israel that would rather have our young men fighting and dying in wars that only they want, when their own young men are tucked up safe and warm in their own beds.
Oh yes, I'm with Rose and Reg on this one.
How about you?
On 27 March 2006, Tony Blair said this to the Australian parliament:
"If the going gets tough, we tough it out... This is not a time to walk away but to have the courage to see it through...Oh, I'm 'enraged' alright. The 'world' Tony Blair and the globalist elite 'believe in' is not the world the rest of believe in. Two years after Blair said what he said here, everyone, even the sheeple, would realise the damage his 'interconnected' world had done to our 'economics'. Decades before Blair put in an appearance we knew what horrors the 'global alliance's twin weapons of mass destruction, immigration and political correctness, were inflicting upon our 'culture.'
If we want to secure our way of life, there's no alternative but to fight for it. That means standing up for our values not just in our own country but the world over. We need to construct A GLOBAL ALLIANCE for these GLOBAL VALUES and act through it...
The strain of, frankly, anti-American feeling in parts of European politics is MADNESS when set against the long-term interests of THE WORLD WE BELIEVE IN...
This is THE AGE OF THE INTERCONNECTED, we all recognise this when it comes to ECONOMICS, communication and CULTURE, but the same applies to politics...
The struggle in our world today therefore, is not just about security it is a struggle about VALUES and about MODERNITY, whether to be at ease with it or enraged."
We didn't ever 'need to construct a global alliance' for the 'global values' of the international trough-gobblers, wallet-stuffers and warmongers. Nor should we ever have heeded the political and media prostitutes who served them. But we did and we still do. Even now. Even after Tony B. Liar and New Labour.
As the wise man once said:
"If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got."The sheeple, lemmings, zombies and airheads should have a little think about that. Unfortunately, it is not in their nature to do so.
That's what the Tony B Liars and the elite movers and shakers of the 'global alliance' rely on.
"The New York Times says it has seen a memo which shows THAT THE US PRESIDENT WAS FIRMLY SET ON THE PATH TO WAR TWO MONTHS BEFORE THE 2003 IRAQ INVASION. From private talks between George Bush and UK PM Tony Blair, THE MEMO MAKES IT CLEAR THE US WAS DETERMINED TO GO TO WAR WHETHER OR NOT HE HAD UN BACKING.Unlikely, eh? More than 9 years after the invasion, the Iraqis were still kicking the proverbial out of each other. On 23 July 2012, the BBC reported thus:
He is quoted discussing ways to provoke Saddam Hussein into a confrontation…
The five-page memo, dated 31 January 2003, was written by Mr Blair's then chief foreign adviser, David Manning, the New York Times says. Summarising the two-hour White House meeting, the memo says: ‘OUR DIPLOMATIC STRATEGY HAD TO BE ARRANGED AROUND THE MILITARY PLANNING’.
Mr Bush is paraphrased as saying: 'The start date for the military campaign was now pencilled in for 10 March. This was when the bombing would begin.'
Although the US and UK pushed for a second UN resolution on Iraq, the memo cites Mr Bush saying he did not believe one was needed. 'The US would put its full weight behind efforts to get another resolution and would twist arms and even threaten,' Mr Bush is paraphrased as saying. 'But he had to say that if we ultimately failed, military action would follow anyway.'
Mr Blair is described as responding that both countries must make clear the second resolution was 'Saddam's final opportunity.' According to the note, he also told Mr Bush: 'If anything went wrong with the military campaign, or if Saddam increased the stakes by burning the oil wells, killing children or fomenting internal divisions within Iraq, a second resolution would give us international cover, especially with the Arabs.'
The UK government has always insisted military action was used as a last resort against Saddam Hussein's regime. Downing Street has stressed Mr Blair only committed UK forces to Iraq after securing the approval of the House of Commons on 18 March 2003.
The memo indicates both leaders acknowledged it was possible no unconventional weapons would be found in Iraq before the invasion, the New York Times says. The note cites Mr Bush suggesting THREE WAYS IN WHICH IRAQ COULD BE PROVOKED INTO CONFRONTATION.
The US 'was thinking of flying U2 reconnaissance aircraft with fighter cover over Iraq, painted in UN colours,' Mr Bush said. If Saddam fired on them, the Iraqis would be in breach of UN resolutions, he suggested.
He also indicated the US 'might be able to bring out a defector' to talk about Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, and mentioned a proposal to assassinate the Iraqi leader.
Mr Bush describes US military strategy in some detail, including a concentrated air campaign. He predicted IT 'WAS UNLIKELY THERE WOULD BE INTERNECINE WARFARE BETWEEN THE DIFFERENT RELIGIOUS AND ETHNIC GROUPS,' an opinion with which Mr Blair agreed."
"A wave of bomb attacks and shootings in Baghdad and north of the capital has killed at least 107 people."Anyway, the memo cited above makes it pretty clear that Blair and Bush were going to war no matter what.
But we all knew that, didn't we? Despite the non-stop b***ocks.
On 15 April 2006, Lieutenant Richard Palmer, 27, of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, was leading a joint patrol with the Iraqi Army when his Snatch land rover was hit by a raodside bomb and he was killed.
Sarah-Jayne Mulvihill died alongside Wing Commander John Coxen, Lieutenant Commander Darren Chapman, Captain David Dobson and Marine Paul Collins in a helicopter crash in Basra.
It is believed that their helicopter was brought down by enemy fire. Sarah-Jayne was the first British servicewoman to die in action in Iraq (previously Staff Sergeant Denise Rose had committed suicide). Wing Commander Coxen was the most senior British officer to be killed in Iraq.
"We have 50 million Muslims in Europe. There are signs that Allah will grant Islam victory in Europe—without swords, without guns, without conquest—will turn it into a Muslim continent within a few decades."On 13 May 2006, Private Adam Morris, 19, and Fijian Private Joseva Lewaicei, 25, of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment, were killed in a roadside bomb attack outside Basra.
Four soldiers were hurt in a mortar attack on a camp near Amara in southern Iraq on the same day.
"It is the intention of this government to propose to parliament the return of our troops from Iraq…
WE CONSIDER THE WAR AND OCCUPATION IN IRAQ A GRAVE ERROR that hasn't solved, but has complicated, the problem of security."
"The attorney general was swayed by the Americans when he decided the Iraq war was legal... Labour MP Peter Kilfoyle claimed the new papers showed the US had ‘decisive input’ on Lord Goldsmith's advice. Lord Goldsmith published his full legal advice last year amid speculation HE WAS LEANED ON BY TONY BLAIR TO STATE THE INVASION WAS LEGAL.
The latest documents were released under the freedom of information act. They show how the top law officer arrived at his controversial advice that the war was legal, suggesting HE PAID PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO VIEWS OF US OFFICIALS.
Critics of the war say Lord GOLDSMITH CHANGED HIS MIND between giving private advice to Tony Blair on 7 March 2003 and publicly stating the war was legal 10 days later...
The new statement says Lord Goldsmith took account of information FROM FOREIGN SECRETARY JACK STRAW, Foreign Office lawyers, British ambassador Sir Jeremy Greenstock and the US government about negotiations at the UN. Mr Straw, Sir Jeremy and US officials told him a further decision from the UN Security Council was not needed, says the statement... Deputy legal adviser Elizabeth Wilmshurst resigned over the issue..."
Ex-Defence Minister Mr Kilfoyle said… 'It appears to be AT THE BEHEST OF THE AMERICANS... I'm sorry but I think he should have consulted international experts, not THOSE WHO HAD A STAKE IN THIS.Lieutenant Tom Mildinhall, 26, and Lance Corporal Paul Farrelly, 27, both of the 1st Queen's Dragoon Guards (The Welsh Cavalry), were killed when a Land Rover they were travelling in was hit by a roadside bomb in north west Basra on 28 May.
I think it illustrates that THE AMERICANS HAD A DECISIVE INPUT IN THE FINAL ADVICE SENT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’…
Conservative shadow attorney general Dominic Grieve said: 'Once again, this reinforces the view that THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WAS MISLED BY THE PRIME MINISTER'…
Liberal Democrat leader Sir Menzies Campbell said… 'THE IRRESISTIBLE IMPLICATION IS THAT THE CHANGE OF MIND WAS THE RESULT OF POLITICAL PRESSURE’.”
On 30 May 2006, cameraman Paul Douglas and soundman James Brolan died when a car bomb hit the US military unit they were accompanying in Baghdad.
CBS correspondent Kimberly Dozier was seriously injured. A US army officer and an Iraqi interpreter died in the same attack.
"We hope we will leave Afghanistan without firing a single shot."Got that wrong then.
“EUROPE, INCLUDING BRITAIN , COULD BE UNDERMINED BY LARGE IMMIGRANT GROUPS WITH LITTLE ALLEGIANCE TO THEIR HOST COUNTRIES…
GLOBALISATION MAKES ASSIMILATION SEEM REDUNDANT AND OLD-FASHIONED… THE PROCESS ACTS AS A SORT OF REVERSE COLONISATION, where groups of people are self-contained, going back and forth between their countries, exploiting sophisticated networks and using instant communication on phones and the internet…
When you combine the lower prospects for communal life with macho youth and economic deprivation you tend to get trouble, typified by gangs and organised criminal activity. When one thinks of 20,000 SO-CALLED JIHADISTS CURRENTLY FLY-PAPERED IN IRAQ, ONE SHUDDERS TO THINK WHERE THEY MIGHT GO NEXT…
WESTERN CIVILISATION FACES A THREAT ON A PAR WITH THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS THAT DESTROYED THE ROMAN EMPIRE. At some time in the next ten years it may not be safe to sail a yacht between Gibraltar and Malta as pirates attack holidaymakers from fast boats."
On 11 June 2006, 39-year-old father-of-two,
Kenneth Clarke, was killed and another Briton injured by a roadside bomb near Tikrit, Iraq.
Ken, a longstanding member of the Parachute Regiment was working as a security guard at the time of his death.
Father of two , 39, of Gilwern, near Abergavenny, south Wales, died in a roadside bomb blast near Tikrit, a friend, local councillor Anthony Carrington, said.
On 25 June 2006, the capitolhillblue web site reported thus:
"Military commanders in the field in Iraq admit in private reports to the Pentagon THE WAR 'IS LOST' and that the U.S. military is unable to stem the mounting violence killing 1,000 Iraqi civilians a month. Even worse, they report THE MASSACRE OF IRAQI CIVILIANS AT HADITHA IS 'JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG' with overstressed, OUT-OF-CONTROL AMERICANS SOLDIERS pushed beyond the breaking point both physically and mentally.This is what Bush, Blair, the military-industrial complex and the US-Jewish Neocons inflicted upon the people of Iraq and Afghanistan.
'WE ARE IN TROUBLE IN IRAQ,' says retired army general Barry McCaffrey. 'Our forces can't sustain this pace, and I'm afraid the American people are walking away from this war.'
Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has clamped a tight security lid on the increasingly pessimistic reports coming out of field commanders in Iraq, threatening swift action against any military personnel who leak details to the press or public.
The wife of a staff sergeant with Kilo Company, the Marine Unit charged with killing civilians at Haditha, tells Newsweek magazine… 'There were problems in Kilo company with drugs, alcohol, hazing, you name it. I think it's more than possible that THESE GUYS WERE TOTALLY TWEAKED OUT ON SPEED OR SOMETHING WHEN THEY SHOT THOSE CIVILIANS IN HADITHA.’
Journalists stationed with the unit described KILO COMPANY AND THE THIRD BATALLION OF MARINES AS A ‘UNIT OUT OF CONTROL,’ where morale had plummeted and RULES WENT OUT THE WINDOW.
Similar reports emerge from military units throughout Iraq and even THE IRAQI PRIME MINISTER DESCRIBES AMERICAN SOLDIERS AS TRIGGER HAPPY GOONS WITH LITTLE REGARD FOR THE LIVES OF CIVILIANS. Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki says THE MURDER OF IRAQI CIVILIANS HAS BECOME A ‘DAILY PHENOMENON’ BY AMERICAN TROOPS WHO ‘DO NOT RESPECT THE IRAQI PEOPLE.’
'THEY CRUSH THEM WITH THEIR VEHICLES AND KILL THEM JUST ON SUSPICION. This is completely unacceptable,’ Maliki said…
'Can anyone blame Iraqis for joining the resistance now?' Mustafa al-Ani, an Iraqi analyst living in Dubai, told The Chicago Tribune. ''The resistance and the terrorists alike are feeding off the misbehavior of the American soldiers.''
As the resistance mounts and daily violence escalates, the overstressed U.S. units are unable to control the mounting violence and CONCLUSIONS ESCALATE THAT THE WAR IS LOST.
'OUR TROOPS OVERREACTED BECAUSE OF THE PRESSURE ON THEM, AND THEY KILLED INNOCENT CIVILIANS IN COLD BLOOD,’ SAYS REP. JOHN MURTHA, D-PA. The former commander of American forces in Northern Iraq admits incidents like Haditha add to the impression that the U.S. cannot win the war… Others say the incident just shows the U.S. has lost he "hearts and minds" of the Iraqi people.
‘When something like Haditha happens, it gives the impression that Americans can't be trusted to provide security, which is the most important thing to Iraqis on a day-to-day level,’ says Anthony Cordesman, an Iraq expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. ‘IT TENDS TO CONFIRM ALL OF THE WORST INTERPRETATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES, AND NOT SIMPLY IN IRAQ, BUT ALSO IN AFGHANISTAN AND IN THE REGION’.”
This is also what they inflicted upon the rest of us!
“Britain's Armed Forces have to face not only, in Iraq and Afghanistan, probably the most demanding, dangerous and complex operational challenges that they have faced for many years, but MAJOR FUNDING PROBLEMS AND CONCERNS ABOUT THE SHORTCOMINGS OF EQUIPMENT CURRENTLY IN SERVICE on operations and, in particular, the vulnerability of the old Northern Ireland Snatch Land Rovers... This is not a new problem which has suddenly arisen.On 16 July 2006, 27-year-old John Cosby, of The Devonshire and Dorset Light Infantry, 1st Battalion, was shot dead in Basra in a UK operation to apprehend 'a key terrorist leader.'
THE FUTURE EQUIPMENT PROGRAMME IS IN A MUDDLE AND IS SIGNIFICANTLY UNDER-FUNDED… The Defence Logistics Organisation, set up under the Strategic Defence Review, needs sorting out to make it, to use modern jargon, fit for purpose…
THERE ARE PARTS OF THE ARMY THAT FEEL BATTERED BY THE LAWYERS…
The political and security situation in Iraq has become increasingly challenging and dangerous… It does not help that THE WAR HAS BECOME INCREASINGLY UNPOPULAR and no longer commands the support which it did… I PERSONALLY AM NOT CLEAR WHAT THE COALITION'S STRATEGIC SECURITY OBJECTIVES ARE IN IRAQ OR HOW IT PLANS TO ACHIEVE THEM… I say that because I have a real sense of drift and confusion about where we are going in Iraq…
I have very serious reservations about the size and fighting capability of our deployment, and about our operational objectives in Afghanistan… Even from a cursory glance at our force levels in Helmand province, we do not have an adequate reserve in theatre ready and available. Helmand province… is a very dangerous area, and very exposed. In addition, it is exposed to the turbulent tribal areas of Pakistan and to infiltrators from Iran. It does not make military sense, to me, for a reserve to be in the United Kingdom or, say, Cyprus. It needs to be readily available, in theatre, acclimatised and aware of local conditions, and not some hundreds of miles away.
Even more worrying is the fact that there is no adequate reserve at the theatre level available for General Richards, who commands the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps… WE ARE BREAKING THE BASIC RULES OF MILITARY TACTICAL AND OPERATIONAL LEVEL PLANNING. THE COALITION FAILED TO THINK THROUGH THE POSSIBLE CONSEQUENCES OF THE WAR IN IRAQ, AND I HAVE A NASTY FEELING WE MAY BE DOING THE SAME IN AFGHANISTAN…
Frankly, I get a real sense that THE ARMY, IN PARTICULAR, IS TOO SMALL… When the planning guidelines were issued, I do not believe that the planners really contemplated this intensity and this tempo of operational service.”
On 1 August 2006, father-of-two, Matthew Cornish, of the Light Infantry, 1st Battalion was killed in a mortar attack on his base in Basra.
"None of us should be anything other than vigilant and that vigilance is the price of securing our freedom. There is no room for complacency. We are probably in the most sustained period of severe threat since the end of the Second World War.'We may have to modify some of our freedoms.' Which is Blairspeak for: 'Bit, by bit, by bewildering bit, Big Brother is going to take away all the freedoms you ever thought you had - but didn't really.'
While I am confident that the security services and police will deliver 100 per cent effort and 100 per cent dedication, they cannot guarantee 100 per cent success. Our security services and the apparatus of the state, while they are an absolutely essential pre-requisite for defeating terrorism, cannot be sufficient on their own. Our common security in this country can only be assured by a common effort from all sections of society…
WE MAY HAVE TO MODIFY SOME OF OUR FREEDOMS IN THE SHORT-TERM in order to prevent their misuse and abuse by those who oppose our fundamental values and would destroy our freedoms and values in the long-term…
It is up to each and all of us to ask the questions: what price our security? What price our freedoms? At what cost can we preserve our freedoms? What values are at stake and what is the cost of making the wrong choices in the short term?"
Remember the war on terror? Remember what it was for? Tony Blair once said that we we're living in 'a world where freedom itself is under attack.' He also said that terrorists 'hate our freedoms.' He also said that 'all nations that are free value freedom, will defend it absolutely, but have no wish to trample on the freedom of others.'
He also said, quite rightly, that 'we love freedom... the spread of freedom is the best security for the free'... and, quoting Abraham Lincoln, 'those that deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.' He has also said:
"We are fighting for the inalienable right of humankind, black or white, Christian or not, left, right or a million different, to be free."And:
"Being American means being free. That's why they're proud."Maybe that why he and his Home Secretary don't want us to think we're free any more. Perhaps they want to remove the last vestige of pride from the British people before the bad guys come round and finally yank out the plug.
Tony Blair said all of the above in just one speech to a joint meeting of the US Congress on 17 July 2003.
"The government will make use of these powers only insofar as they are essential for carrying out vitally necessary measures...Which is almost exactly what John Reid appeared to be saying. As regards the airport 'terror alert' which Reid had sprung upon us just before his speech, well, pretty convenient for our John, don't you think? He will have known about it in advance, of course, and must have figured that it would enhance the chances of getting a quick Thought Police bill through the House.
The number of cases in which an internal necessity exists for having recourse to such a law is in itself a limited one."
The Muslim threat is real, I'm not saying Abdul and Mohammed aren't plotting to blow us up, but do be aware that the threat from the John Reids and the Tony Blairs and those who saw to it that such creatures got to the top of the s***heap in the first place, is at least as great, if not greater than that posed by the Muslims in our midst.
And, if you think that's a bit much, well, who let Abdul and co. into this country in the first place? Who wants another million or three of the LEGAL variety to come 'look after us in our old age' and 'do the jobs we don't want to do any more?'
And then, if you ever thought it would be fun to shove a wasp up the bum of those already here, who went to war in Afganistan with best buddy Bush? Who went to war against Iraq at the behest of the US Neocons? Who was smashing Iraq to bits alongside the Yanks from the time the first Gulf War ended right up until the time the second one began?
Who let enormous great bombs be shipped from the US to Israel through British airports AFTER the Israelis crossed into The Lebanon?
Oh, it's a big, big war were all involved in here, folks. It really is.
Reid is a former member of the Communist Party and a 'recovering alcoholic.'
His wife, Carine Adler, produces and directs 'exotic' films. At face value, husband and his wife would seem to have little in common. She is an upper-crust Jewess of French origin who was born and brought up in Brazil, he is a Roman Catholic whose mam and dad were postman and cleaner respectively.
He was once a member of Labour Friends of Israel, I suppose that must have counted for something.
The happy couple met in 1999, the same year Tony Blair first promoted Reid into the Cabinet.
On 1 September 2006, 37-year-old father-of-three, Andrew Seville, took his own life whilst working for Securiforce International in Southern Iraq.
Andrew had previously been a serviceman in the RAF.
On 4 September 2006, Gunner Stephen Wright, 20, of 12 Regiment Royal Artillery, was killed alongside Fijian gunner Samuela Vanua when they were ambushed near Ad Dayr, north of Basra.
On 28 September 2006, 34-year-old Darren Bull, a Security Contractor working for Aegis Defence Services, was shot dead in Iraq.
Darren was a former soldier with the Scots Guards.
On 8 October 2006, Richard Sedgeley, a 32-year-old Security Operative working for the Olive Group, was killed by a roadside bomb on the road between Basra and Baghdad.
Merrick McDonald and 26-year-old Christopher Butcher, were kiled by a roadside bomb on the road between the cities of Karbala and Najaf in Iraq.
Merrick, a former, Royal Marine and a police firearms officer, worked as a bodyguard for David and Victoria Beckham before joining Aegis.
Philip Butcher, the father of the former Commando and Green Beret winner, said this:
"I am grief-stricken and also angry at the moment. We have lost a son we adore who was a decent Rhondda boy... He was a hero to his family who lost his life in a futile war."
“I WANT AN ARMY IN FIVE YEARS TIME AND 10 YEARS TIME. DON'T LET'S BREAK IT ON THIS ONE… We are in a Muslim country and... as a foreigner, you can be welcomed by being invited in a country but WE WEREN'T INVITED… Whatever consent we may have had in the first place… has largely turned to intolerance. THAT IS A FACT.Truth? In the age of Blairite spin? Good luck with that one, Richard. Thanks for trying anyway.
I don’t say that the difficulties we are experiencing round the world are caused by our presence in Iraq but UNDOUBTEDLY OUR PRESENCE IN IRAQ EXACERBATES THEM… I think history will show that THE PLANNING FOR WHAT HAPPENED AFTER THE INITIAL SUCCESSFUL WAR FIGHTING PHASE WAS POOR…
The original intention was that we put in place a liberal democracy that was an exemplar for the region, was pro West and might have a beneficial effect on the balance within the Middle East. That was the hope, whether that was a sensible or naïve hope history will judge. I DON’T THINK WE ARE GOING TO DO THAT...
When I see the Islamist threat in this country I hope it doesn’t make undue progress because THERE IS A MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VACUUM IN THIS COUNTRY. OUR SOCIETY HAS ALWAYS BEEN EMBEDDED IN CHRISTIAN VALUES; once you have pulled the anchor up there is a danger that our society moves with the prevailing wind. There is an element of the moral compass spinning...
It is said that we live in a post Christian society. I think that is a great shame… It underpins the British army… I said to the Secretary of State the army wont let the nation down but I don’t want the nation to let the army down.
It is not acceptable for our casualties to be IN MIXED WARDS WITH CIVILIANS. I was outraged at the story of someone saying ‘take your uniform off‘... Our people need the privacy of recovering in a military environment - a soldier manning a machine gun in Basra loses consciousness when he is hit by a missile and next RECOVERS CONSCIOUSNESS IN A HOSPITAL IN THE UK. He wants to wake up to familiar sights and sounds, he wants to see people in uniform...
I am going to stand up for what is right for the army. HONESTY IS WHAT IT IS ABOUT. THE TRUTH WILL OUT. WE HAVE GOT TO SPEAK THE TRUTH."
Team Cameron’s Big Jewish Backers.
This is it:
"Prominent members of the Jewish community are playing a major role in financing David Cameron’s bid for power, a JC investigation can reveal.
The biggest Jewish donor to the party while Mr Cameron has been leader is gaming magnate Lord Steinberg, who has donated £530,000, plus a loan of £250,000.
Hedge-fund owner Stanley Fink has donated £103,000, even though he was a declared supporter of Mr Cameron’s leadership rival, Liam Fox. A further £250,000 has been loaned by philanthropist Dame Vivien Duffield.
During Mr Cameron’s campaign to lead his party, Jewish figures gave his team additional donations of more than £60,000. According to the JC’s inquiries, direct donations to 'Team Cameron' in the leadership battle came from philanthropist Trevor Pears (around £20,000), Bicom chair Poju Zabludowicz (£15,000 plus £25,000 to the party), Next chief executive Simon Wolfson (£10,000 plus £50,000 to the party), former Carlton TV boss Michael Green (£10,000) and Tory deputy treasurer and key Cameron fundraiser Andrew Feldman (£10,000 through his family firm, Jayroma).
Beyond the donors, a small but influential group of Jewish Conservative officials and politicians were also key players in Mr Cameron’s campaign for the leadership. Among them was party treasurer and managing director of Cavendish Corporate Finance, Howard Leigh...
Mr Leigh worked closely with Mr Feldman in running the so-called 'Team Cameron,' and both will now be charged with broadening the party’s donor base.
Mr Feldman is a close friend of Mr Cameron, whom he met as an undergraduate at Oxford University.
Other senior figures around the leader include Oliver Letwin, head of policy.
A former shadow Home Secretary and shadow Chancellor, Mr Letwin is, like Mr Cameron, an Old Etonian.
Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps, who seconded Mr Cameron’s bid to become Tory leader, decided early on that he was the man 'of the future.'
He backed his campaign, he told the JC, because 'I saw that he had great leadership qualities.'
As a vice-chairman of the Conservative Party, he said, he would be taking the Cameron message to supporters around the UK.
Although he is popular with Jewish Tories, Mr Cameron’s criticism of Israel’s actions in Lebanon sparked doubts about his stance — voiced particularly by Tory donor and former party treasurer Lord Kalms. However, Conservative Friends of Israel chair Richard Harrington stressed that the leader had given LFI 'every possible access' and had met CFI officials several times.
The Key Players: Andrew Feldman - Destined to be charged with raising money for the new-look Conservative Party, Andrew Feldman met Mr Cameron at Brasenose College, Oxford. He is a close friend and tennis partner of the leader...
Mr Feldman attended Haberdashers’ Aske’s school... Having acted as fundraiser for Mr Cameron’s leadership campaign, he is now deputy treasurer of the party and is in Mr Cameron’s economic-policy group.
Michael Green - former chairman of Carlton Television, gave financial support to David Cameron’s leadership campaign but would not discuss details.
'I am a big supporter of David Cameron... I have supported David Cameron’s quest to become leader,' he said.
Lord Steinberg became a life peer in 2004 and is a major donor to the Conservatives... 70-year-old Baron Steinberg of Belfast was a founder of Stanley Leisure plc, the gaming company, serving as executive chairman from 1957 to 2002 and non-executive chairman since then.
He is a former deputy treasurer of the Tory party and is a founder and chairman of his family charitable trust. His political interests are listed in Dod’s, the parliamentary guide, as Northern Ireland, tax and gambling, and Israel.
A donor to David Cameron’s leadership campaign and to the Conservative Party, Simon Wolfson, will be continuing a family tradition when he becomes an adviser to Mr Cameron on improving economic competition and wealth creation.So, according to The Jewish Chronicle, one of the 'the key players… Andrew Feldman, is a close friend and tennis partner of the leader.'
The son of Lord Wolfson, who was chief of staff to Margaret Thatcher, Mr Wolfson, chief executive of the Next clothing chain, is one of the youngest advisors to be appointed by Mr Cameron.
Along with MP John Redwood, Mr Wolfson will jointly chair the advisory group that will seek to reduce red tape and improve education and skills in the workplace. It will also examine the country’s transport infrastructure...
As vice-chairman of the Conservative Party and seconder to David Cameron’s campaign, backbencher Grant Shapps will find the next few months extremely busy as he tours the constituencies to persuade Tories of the virtues of the new leadership."
Know anyone else who might be a close friend and tennis partner of another leader? That would be bloke called Levy, wouldn't it? And a bloke who was a 'key player' in another Brit-bashing regime was 'Lord Wolfson… chief of staff to Margaret Thatcher.'
A hell of a lot of the key players in recent British history have been Jewish, haven't they?
His mother, Rachel, said this:
"We're helping the country out and David got blown up for it. Obviously it's a very dangerous situation out there and A LOT WORSE THAN WHAT THE GOVERNMENT WAS SAYING AT THE TIME. I think they should just leave them all out there to look after themselves. TOO MANY PEOPLE ARE BEING KILLED. It's time to pull our people out...David had been caught by a bomb blast and injured just weeks before he was killed and, on the day he died, had already fought in one gun battle.
He said the next tour he did was going to be his last... We think about him every day. There's not a day goes past we don't. It will be his 30th birthday on Sunday. We'll celebrate it in some form and think about the nice, kind person he was."
On 3 November 2006, 29-year-old former paratrooper, Gavin Emmett was working as a guard for security firm, Blue Hackle, when he
was killed by a roadside bomb near Basra.
On 17 November 2006, Simon Hall was shot dead in Iraq. The BBC reported thus:
"Mr Hall, who was married and from Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, was working for Securiforce International and had been in an armoured vehicle.Unfriendly, friendly-fire did for poor Simon then. And Tony Blair's unwinnable wars. They did for him as well.
The shooting happened... as the workers entered the country from Kuwait at a border point at Al Zubayr. Iraqi major General Ali al-Moussawi said police had opened fire after a vehicle failed to stop at a roadblock.
Three other British men employed by Securiforce International, who were travelling in the same vehicle as Mr Hall, suffered gunshot wounds.
Reports from the town claimed two Iraqi policemen were killed and two women bystanders wounded in the clash."
On 19 November 2006, Noah Stephenson, Simon Hall, Fraser Burnett and Carl Robert Ledden were all killed by a roadside bomb between Hilla and Al Kut in Iraq.
They were all working for the security contractor, Erinys International at the time. Which is curious. Because the first report I received of Simon's death said that he was shot dead at a the Al Zubayr border checkpoint in southern Iraq on 17 November 2006.
That report also said that he was working for Securiforce International at the time. It also said that three other British men employed by Securiforce, who were travelling in the same vehicle as Simon, suffered gunshot wounds. I'm not sure which version is the correct one.
On 17 November 2006, 29-year-old ex-soldier and father-of-one, Gavin Emmett, was killed in an ambush near Basra, Iraq. He was working as a security guard for the security contractor, Blue Hackle, at the time.
Report says Ministers 'Exploit' Terrorist Fears
Gunmen Seize 100 at Iraq Ministry
On 18 November 2006, David Vine was killed by a roadside bomb in Basra, Iraq.
He was working as a security guard for the Armor group at the time.
On 24 November 2006, David Mathews was killed by a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq.
He was working as a security guard for the Aegis group at the time.
On 12 December 2006, 23-year-old Marine Richard Watson, of 42 Commando, died after his unit came under attack in the Helmand province, southern Afghanistan.
On 12 December 2006, 21-year-old Royal Marine Jonathan Wigley, of Zulu Company 45 Commando, was badly injured in a battle near Garmsir, southern Afghanistan.
He was airlifted to the UK military hospital in Camp Bastion, where he died of his wounds.
Gunmen Seize 100 at Iraq Ministry
Internally Displaced Iraqis Lack Ameneties
US Marine Jailed over Iraq Death
US Soldier Admits Rapes and Murders
Baghdad Cops Find 46 Bodies
Brit Security Worker Feared Dead in Iraq
Brigadier's Fury: He Won't get Vital Armour
Defence Sec Says We Must Stay in Afganistan
Chairman Blair Accepts that Iraq is a Disaster
22 More Iraqis Slaughtered
Congress to Probe Blair Iraq Uranium Lies
UK Security Worker Shot Dead by Iraqi Police
British Marine Christopher Maddison was killed by friendly fire
Tony B Says We Will Stay in Afghanistan
Tony B Liar Lied to Afghanistan Troops
Iraqi Death Toll at Record High
US Troops Kill 4 Bus Passengers
BAGHDAD BOMBING DEATHS UPPED TO 202
Government "Failings" Caused Friendly Fire Death
£3,000 Deducted from Royal Marines Wages!
BLAIR'S SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP IS JUST A MYTH
Blair Condemns Iran’s Holocaust Conference
Blairs says Iran is Deliberately Causing Maximum Problems
UK Won’t "Cut and Run" from Iraq
Iraqi Red Crescent Says US Attacks are The Biggest Problem it Faces
Coroner says Soldier Death 'Unforgivable and Inexcusable.'
Bush Brainwashed Blair on Iraq
Tories Attack 45 Minute Claim
Blair Defends Relationship with USA
Baghdad Car Bomb Kills 11
Iraq Attacks reach Record Levels
Iraqi Death Toll Soars
More Than 50 Killed in Baghdad
Kofi Annan says Situation in Iraq "Much Worse" Than Civil War
Think Tank Says Blair's Policies "Aid Muslim Extremism"
13 US Troops Killed in Iraq
30 More Killed in Baghdad
US Defence Sec Nominee Says We're Losing in Iraq
US Sergeant on Trial for Murder of Iraqi Granddad
Urgent Change Demanded
More WMD Lies Revealed
Israel rejects Iraq Study Ideas
No Regrets Over Iraq Says Blair
Blair Condemns Iran’s Holocaust Conference
Blair SaysIran is Deliberately Causing Maximum Problems
Baghdad Suiicde Bomb Kills 70 Injures 270
Iraqi Red Crescent Says US Attacks are The Biggest Problem it Faces
20 Kidnapped Baghdad Aid Workers: Red Cross Pleads for Their Release
Blair and Israelis Back Palestinian President Against Democratically Elected Hamas
Chatham House Report Condemns Chairman Blair
Tony B Incites Hatred Against Iran
Bush Brainwashed Blair on Iraq
Tories Attack 45 Minute Claim
Blair Defends Relationship with USA
Baghdad Car Bomb Kills 11
On 27 December 2006, 22-year-old Lance Bombardier James Dwyer , of 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery, was killed when his vehicle hit an anti-tank mine near the village of Garmsir, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan.
Three of his colleagues were injured in the blast.
On 28 December 2006, 35-year-old father-of-two, Sergeant Graham Hesketh, of 2 Battalion, the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, was badly wounded by a roadside bomb whilst on patrol in Basra city.
He was airlifted to a field hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.
"I so want us to be together 'til the day I die."Graham and Rebecca, who serves in the Duke of Lancasters’ Regiment as a technician, both met Tony Blair during his 17 December visit to Iraq. Describing the feelings of revulsion she felt towards him, Rebecca said:
"Tony Blair has taken everything. I just want to die... I shook his hand. I wish to God I hadn't. It's a disgrace. He's lying about what's going on out there. I can't believe he's sunning it up at that Bee Gees' home in Miami. It makes me sick. And it was Graham who set the camp up for him - the podium he was standing on...Graham had written to Rebecca's mother telling her how much he was looking forward to getting home. She said:
The conditions they are terrible. They never have a day off, not even at Christmas. They don't have any sleep. I just want our boys home. All of our friends out there feel the same. We're sitting targets."
"I got a letter from him the day he died. He was telling me to put the tree up and get some bubbly in. I went to B&Q and bought the biggest tree I could find. The next minute I had Rebecca on the phone screaming 'Graham's dead, they've killed my Graham'."Ruby said this of her daughter:
"She's out of her mind. She'll never be the same - our lives have been destroyed. I sit up with her all night. I'm in the room holding her and she's asking me to make it better."As Rebecca's fiancee lay dying in Iraq, Tony Blair was 'sunning it up at that Bee Gees' home in Miami.'
Archbishop of Canterbury Bashes Blair’s Iraq Policy
Saddam Execution Footage: Iraq Inquiry
Soldier Shot in Afghanistan Contracts MRSA in Birmingham
On the same day Robert Fisk’s essay A dictator created then destroyed by America appeared in The Independent.
This is what he said:
“Who could be more deserving of that last walk to the scaffold - that crack of the neck at the end of a rope - than the Beast of Baghdad, the Hitler of the Tigris, the man who murdered untold hundreds of thousands of innocent Iraqis while spraying chemical weapons over his enemies?Mahathir Mohamad , former Prime Minister of Malaysia, said this:
Our masters will tell us in a few hours that it is a ‘great day’ for Iraqis and will hope that the Muslim world will forget that his death sentence was signed - by the Iraqi ‘government,’ but on behalf of the Americans - on the very eve of the Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice, the moment of greatest forgiveness in the Arab world.
What about the other guilty men?… Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians are dead - and thousands of Western troops are dead - because Messrs Bush and Blair and the Spanish Prime Minister and the Italian Prime Minister and the Australian Prime Minister went to war in 2003 on A POTAGE OF LIES AND MENDACITY AND, GIVEN THE WEAPONS WE USED, WITH GREAT BRUTALITY...
WE HAVE TORTURED, WE HAVE MURDERED, WE HAVE BRUTALISED AND KILLED THE INNOCENT - we have even added our shame at Abu Ghraib to Saddam's shame at Abu Ghraib - and yet we are supposed to forget these terrible crimes as we applaud the swinging corpse of THE DICTATOR WE CREATED.
WHO ENCOURAGED SADDAM TO INVADE IRAN in 1980, which was the greatest war crime he has committed for it led to the deaths of a million and a half souls? And WHO SOLD HIM THE COMPONENTS FOR THE CHEMICAL WEAPONS with which he drenched Iran and the Kurds? WE DID. No wonder the Americans, who controlled Saddam's weird trial, forbad any mention of this, his most obscene atrocity, in the charges against him. Could he not have been handed over to the Iranians for sentencing for this massive war crime? Of course not. Because THAT WOULD ALSO EXPOSE OUR CULPABILITY.
And the mass killings we perpetrated in 2003 with our depleted uranium shells and our ‘bunker buster’ bombs and our phosphorous, the murderous post-invasion sieges of Fallujah and Najaf, the hell-disaster of anarchy we unleashed on the Iraqi population in the aftermath of our ‘victory’ - our ‘mission accomplished’ - who will be found guilty of this?…
His execution will go down - correctly - as an American affair and time will add… the West destroyed an Arab leader who no longer obeyed his orders from Washington.”
"On the Holy day of Eid, the world watched in horror at the barbaric lynching of President Saddam Hussein of Iraq... This public murder was sanctioned by the War Criminals, President Bush and Prime Minister Blair.Mahathir established the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission in 2007 focusing on victims of abuse in Iraq, Lebanon and Palestine as an alternative to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
This sadistic act broadcasted to the whole world is a travesty of justice, and was meant to demonstrate THE IMPERIAL POWER OF THE UNITED STATES and serves as a warning to peace loving peoples that we must either bow to the dictates of the Bush regime or face the consequences of a public lynching.
The lynching was also an insult to all Muslims, as it occurred on the Holy Day of Eid, whereby Muslims devote themselves to prayer and forgiveness…
The entire trial process was a mockery of justice, no less a Kangaroo Court. Defence counsels were brutally murdered, witnesses threatened and judges removed for being impartial and replaced by puppet judges. Yet, we are told that Iraq was invaded to promote democracy, freedom and justice.
A PEACEFUL COUNTRY HAS NOW BEEN TURNED INTO A WAR ZONE. OVER 500,000 CHILDREN DIED AS A RESULT OF THE CRIMINAL ECONOMIC SANCTIONS, AND THE LATEST FINDINGS BY THE MEDICAL JOURNAL, LANCET, REVEALS THAT OVER 650,000 IRAQIS HAVE DIED SINCE THE ILLEGAL INVASION OF 2003.
The War Criminal Bush has killed more Iraqis than President Saddam ever did… If President Saddam Hussein is guilty of war crimes, then THE WORLD MUST FIND BUSH, BLAIR AND HOWARD EQUALLY GUILTY AND THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT CANNOT BUT PROSECUTE THESE WAR CRIMINALS. The inaction thus far by the International Criminal Court against Bush, Blair and Howard exposes the double standard of the said Court, when it does not hesitate to prosecute war crimes committed in Dalfur, Rwanda and Kosovo…
War Criminal Bush and the puppet regime in Iraq have made a mockery of the Rule of Law.”
On 11 May 2012, after hearing testimony from victims of torture at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo, the tribunal unanimously convicted Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Former Attorney Generals John Yoo, Jay Bybee, Alberto Gonzales, and former counselors David Addington and William Haynes II in absentia of conspiracy to commit war crimes.
After the guilty verdict was reached, Mahathir Mohamad said:
"Powerful countries are getting away with murder."The tribunal referred its findings to the International Court of Justice in the Hague.
Which, as you might expect, did nothing.
the USA supported and encouraged Saddam as long as he opposed Iran but dropped him 'after he was no longer of any use.' He added:
"The execution showed that the final destiny of relying on the US is not suitable... The regional states should learn a lesson and like Iran, solely rely on the will of its people rather on corrupt powers."On 7 January 2007, 36-year-old father-of-two
Sergeant Wayne Rees, of the 19 Light Brigade, the Queen's Royal Lancers, was killed whilst on patrol in the Maysan province of southern Iraq.
On 13 January 2007, 21-year-old father-of-one, Kingsman Alexander Green, of the 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, was shot dead by an Iraqi sniper in the Hayy Al Muhandisn District of Basra.
At Alexander’s funeral his two-year-old son, Bradley, repeatedly cried out for his daddy.
On 13 January 2007, 21-year-old Royal Marine, Thomas 'Vinders' Curry, was shot dead at Kajaki, Helmand province, Afghanistan. An MoD spokesman said:
"Marine Curry was leading his comrades courageously from the front when he came under enemy fire, whilst in the process of clearing an enemy compound."On 15 January 2007, 30-year-old Royal Marine Lance Corporal, Mathew Ford, was taking part in an attack on an enemy base in the southern province of Helmand, Afghanistan, when he was killed in action. An army spokesman said this:
"The Royal Marine Commandos were attacking a major Taliban fort. This entailed them crossing a river, assaulting a walled compound and engaging in close quarter fighting… His section came under fire as soon as they disembarked from their Viking Armoured Vehicles having crossed the river.The 'army spokesman' didn't bother to mention that Matthew was killed by 'friendly fire.' Several other soldiers were wounded during this mission.
Lance Corporal Ford then led his section with complete disregard for his own safety and was closing with the enemy when he was shot."
“My greatest regret has been the apparent failure to persuade the Government to place high ethical standards at the heart of its thinking and, most importantly, behaviour… As a result, I believe, we have seen a loss of trust by the public in ministers and politicians as a class.”On 21 January 2007, 18-year-old Private Michael Tench, of A Company, 2nd Battalion The Light Infantry, was killed by a roadside bomb in northern Basra.
Frontline Troops Refused Kit to Fight Taleban
Many Die in Latest Iraq Blast
Blast Kills 40 in Baghdad
US Soldier Jailed for Iraq Deaths
Blair Says: "Holocaust Memorial Day Underlines our Duty to Shape the Future"!
Six Soldiers Hurt in Basra
Nine British Soldiers Will Not Face Charges
Batty Blair Says Last 18 months in Power Have Been his Finest!
US Warns Iran
On 2 February 2007, Pat Buchanan said this in his syndicated column:
“If you want to know ethnicity and power in the United States Senate, 13 members of the Senate are Jewish folks who are from 2 percent of the population. That is where real power is at.”On 5 February 2007, 24-year-old 2nd Lieutenant Jonathan Carlos Bracho-Cooke of 2 Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment was killed by a roadside bomb outside Basra, Iraq. Fiancée Mourns Death of British Officer in Iraq.
On 9 February 2007, 21-year-old Private Luke Simpson of the 1st Battalion, the Yorkshire Regiment, was killed by roadside bomb about five miles outside of Basra, Iraq.
Blair’s Jewish Attorney General to be Quizzed by MPs Over About Turns
BLIAR Says: There is a Lot That Has Been Good for the Country
Baghdad Bomb Kills 130 Injures 300
130 Killed in Baghdad
MASS US Protests Against Iraq War
Blair Accused of Callous Cover-Up Over Saddam’s Human Shields
Al Qaeda Tells British Cells to Carry Out Wave of Beheading
Lord Levy: I’m Not Going to Swing for Tony Blair
Blair Guilty of Sending Child Soldiers to Iraq
Another Soldier Killed in Iraq
3 US Helicopters and 1 Plane Downed in a Fortnight
If You Can’t Find a Muslim Soldier to Kidnap a Squaddie Will Do
Latvian Burglars Pushed Granny Down Stairs
Three Asians Jailed for Village Robbery
Bremer Quizzed Over Cash for Iraq
Another US Helicopter Goes Down in Iraq
US Soldier on Trial Over Murder of Nicola Calipari
Top Iraqi Politican Arrested for Aiding Shi’ite Murder Gangs
UN Says 4 Million Refugees Have Been Created by the Iraq War
Traitor Blair Wishes he had Kept a Diary
US Air Strike Kills 8 Iraqi Troops
TB’s Lovely, Fluffy American Chums
Iran Warns USA of Retaliation if Attacked
Israeli PM’s Aide in Graft Probe
3 US Colonels, 2 Jews and a Hubbie Charged Over $8,000,000 Iraq Scam
Helicopter Rescue for Marine’s Body
US Preparing Us For War with Iran
More Than 70 Killed in Baghdad Bombings
UK Soldiers Cleared of Iraq Abuse
Iraq Invasion Plan Delusional
Top US General Doubts Iran Claims
US Helicopter WAS Shot Down
US Soldier Whose Grunts Shot Terry Lloyd is Named
Terry was "Kinda in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time"
Blair Insiders Attack his Leadership
US Iran Attack Plans Revealed
Top Republican Slams Rumsfeld
Marine Jailed over Iraq Murder
5 US Troops Die in Iraq Raids
Iraq Car Bombs Leave 60 Dead
One-in-Three Iraqis in Poverty
Iraq War a Big No-No says Richard Wilson
Neoconservative Twisted Iraq Findings
Yet Another Car Bomb in Iraq
Blair Defiant Over Iraq Security
Envoy Attacks Blair Over Iraq
On 21 February 2007, 23-year-old Royal Marine, Scott Summers, of 42 Commando, died in a UK hospital. Scott had been badly injured on 4 February in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
On 21 February 2007, 23-year-old Marine Jonathan Holland, of 45 Commando, was killed by a landmine during apatrolin Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Iraq Mothers Camp Outside Number 10
More Soldiers for Afghanistan
Traitor Blair’s Sly Euro Sell-Out
Female Suicide Bomber Kills 42 in Baghdad College
UN Envoy Attacks Israeli Apartheid
Brute Wallet-Stuffing Warmonger Warns Iran
David Kelly Must have Been Murdered
He’s Sending 1400 More Troops to Afganistan!
Israel Plans to Settle 250,000 Russian Jews in Palestinian Territory
US Accused on Missing Persons
On 28 February 2007, 21-year-old
Rifleman Daniel Coffey, of the 2nd Battalion: The Rifles (1st Battalion Royal Green Jackets), died in hospital. Daniel was shot the day before, when his patrol was ambushed by gunmen.
Granddad Pays Tribute
US Commanders Admit: We Face Vietnam Type Collapse
Injured Soldier Sues MoD for £2.8 Million
‘Democracy Now’ hostess, Amy Goodman, interviewed General Wesley Clark, the four-star general who was the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO during the Kosovo conflict.
WESLEY CLARK: “About TEN DAYS AFTER 9/11 I went to the penatagon and I saw Secretary Rumsfield and Deputy Secretary Wolfwitz. I went down stairs to see some of the staff who used to work for me and one of the Generals called me in and said, ‘Sir, you have got to come in. Come in, you have got to come in and talk to me a second.’ I said ‘Well, you’re too busy.’ He said, 'No, no, WE HAVE MADE THE DECISION TO GO TO WAR WITH IRAQ.’ This was on or about the 20th of September. I said 'We are going to war with Iraq? Why'. He said, 'I DON’T KNOW'. He said, 'I GUESS THEY DON’T KNOW WHAT ELSE TO DO'.
So I said, 'Well did they find some information connecting Saddam to Al-Queda?' He said, 'NO, NO. THERE IS NOTHING NEW THAT WAY, THEY JUST MADE THE DECISION TO GO TO WAR WITH IRAQ.' He said, 'I quess its like, WE DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO ABOUT TERRORISTS BUT WE GOT A GOOD MILITARY AND WE CAN TAKE DOWN GOVERNMENTS.’ And he said, ‘I GUESS IF THE ONLY TOOL YOU HAVE IS A HAMMER EVERY PROBLEM HAS TO LOOK LIKE A NAIL.'
So I came back to see him a few weeks later and by that time we were bombing in Afghanistan. I said 'Are we still going to war with Iraq?' And he said 'Oh, ITS WORSE THAN THAT.'
He reached over on his desk and picked up a piece of paper. He said, 'I just got this down from upstairs, meaning the SECRETARY OF DEFENSE’S OFFICE, This is a memo that describes how WE ARE GOING TO TAKE OUT SEVEN COUNTRIES IN FIVE YEARS. STARTING WITH IRAQ, THEN SYRIA AND LEBANON. THEN LYBIA, SOMALIA AND SUDAN. THEN FINISHING OFF IRAN”. Full transcript
AMY GOODMAN: “Go Through the countries again.”
WESLEY CLARK: “Well starting off with Iraq, then Syria and Lebanon. and Lybia, Somalia and Sudan. and back to Iran. THE TRUTH IS, ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST IS, HAD THERE BEEN NO OIL THERE, IT WOULD BE LIKE AFRICA. NOBODY IS THREATENING TO INTERVENE IN AFRICA. The problem is the opposite. We keep asking for people to intervene and stop it. And THERE’S NO QUESTION THAT THE PRESENCE OF PETROLEUM THROUGHOUT THE REGION HAS SPARKED GREAT POWER INVOLVEMENT...So, a week or so after the attack upon the World Trade Centre, the decision to invade Iraq had already been made. By Wolfowitz and Rumsfeld. Even though they would have known that Saddam had nothing to do with it.
THERE'S ALWAYS BEEN THIS ATTITUDE THAT SOMEHOW WE COULD INTERVENE AND USE FORCE IN THE REGION.”
If you never realised that the awful bits of our future are planned for well in advance by the likes of ultra-Machiavellian, top table t*rds like these, you do now.
In 2004, Wesley Clark was a Democratic candidate for the Presidency.
On 3 March 2007, Lance Bombardiers Ross Clark and Liam 'Paddy' McLaughlin, of 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, died during a rocket attack in the Sangin area of Helmand province, Afghanistan.