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November 9, 2005

Chalabi - In Washington Now

-- by Dave Johnson

Achmed Chalabi in DC, "The fact that I misled the U.S. is an urban myth."

But previously Chalabi had something different to say on the subject:

Chalabi, asked whether his Iraqi National Congress manipulated the Bushies into invading a country that did not attack us and did not threaten us, has this to say:
"'Our objective has been achieved. That tyrant Saddam is gone, and the Americans are in Baghdad. What was said before is not important.' "
And, before that,
frontline: truth, war and consquences: introduction | PBS:
"When asked if he feels any unease or discomfort at the fact that some Americans feel the United States was suckered into a war under the false pretenses of disarming Saddam of weapons of mass destruction, Chalabi replies, 'No. ... We are in Baghdad now.'"

Posted by Dave Johnson at November 9, 2005 8:39 PM

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So you wouldn't expect the administration to continue to embrace Chalabi? Together, they pulled off this magnificent con game! They've gotta pay him off and reward him, don't they?

Posted by: MJ at November 10, 2005 6:22 AM

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