more war skepticism
Body and Soul links to a pair of articles in the Christian Science Monitor pointing out some
likes exaggerations regarding Iraqi atrocities and the threat it posed to its neighbors from Gulf War Mk I. Among these was a Pentagon estimate of 1,500 tanks on the Saudi border that independent satellite images showed no evidence of.
The photos the Defense Department--headed at the time by then-Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney--claims showed the military buildup remain classified.
"It was a pretty serious fib," said the journalist who broke the story.
Remember that when Bush the Lesser presents his "evidence" of Iraq's WMD posture.