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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Man whose WMD lies led to 100,000 deaths confesses all

Wars are always based on fabrications, lies and government propaganda.
Defector tells how US officials 'sexed up' his fictions to make the case for 2003 invasion...A man whose lies helped to make the case for invading Iraq – starting a nine-year war costing more than 100,000 lives and hundreds of billions of pounds – will come clean in his first British television interview tomorrow....The chemical engineer claimed to have overseen the building of a mobile biological laboratory when he sought political asylum in Germany in 1999. His lies were presented as "facts and conclusions based on solid intelligence" by Colin Powell, US Secretary of State, when making the case for war at the UN Security Council in February 2003.
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The Independent