Wednesday, June 29, 2005

General admits to secret air war - Sunday Times - Times Online

The Times reporter keeps up pressure over the Iraq conspiracy.
But where is any means of remedy in these islands?

By the time the war officially started and parliament voted the war was really pretty much won. They simply had not walked in.

Yesterday Bush exorted Americans to keep up their fight for freedom.

Mr Bush, there can be no freedom without truth honesty international law, a free press. and a properly representative democracy.

We shoud be fighting the perpetrators of 911. It was you and your friends, the saudis.

There never has been a connection with Iraq.

"General admits to secret air war

Michael Smith
THE American general who commanded allied air forces during the Iraq war appears to have admitted in a briefing to American and British officers that coalition aircraft waged a secret air war against Iraq from the middle of 2002, nine months before the invasion began.

Addressing a briefing on lessons learnt from the Iraq war Lieutenant-General Michael Moseley said that in 2002 and early 2003 allied aircraft flew 21,736 sorties, dropping more than 600 bombs on 391 “carefully selected targets” before the war officially started.

The nine months of allied raids “laid the foundations” for the allied victory, Moseley said. They ensured that allied forces did not have to start the war with a protracted bombardment of Iraqi positions."