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Reader comment on item: [William Blum and] Al-Qaeda's Leftist Brigade

Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Jan 25, 2006 at 00:48

BS"D

William Blum would probably have felt right at home at State, if he had stayed.

And this fellow might even have been one of his chums.

"Lawrence Wilkerson, who served as chief of staff to secretary of state Colin Powell from 2002 to 2005, singled out Mr Cheney in a wide-ranging political assault on the BBC's Today programme.
.....
Asked whether the vice-president was guilty of a war crime, Mr Wilkerson replied: "Well, that's an interesting question -..."
http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1653936,00.html
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1530938/posts

Old Wilkerson's making the "drum up anti-America sentiment" circuit. And in time of war this is....positively astounding.

Given the way U.S. foreign policy is soft on leftist fascist regimes who don't attack us, it's likely there are many more where he came from.

...like...

"...USAID reports directly to the White House, which makes that allocation of particular significance to U.S. taxpayers. This funding arrangement was made possible back in 1997, under an agreement reached between the PLO and the man who was then the U.S. Consul in Jerusalem, Mr. Edward Abington. Immediately upon leaving his position as consul in Jerusalem in 1997, an employee of the U.S. State Department, Abington was hired by the PLO to be their paid lobbyist and official foreign agent in Washington, D.C."
http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=10535

So, perhaps Bin Laden realizes he isn't so out in the cold as some would like to paint him. He and his allies certainly have well placed influential friends in America, both in and out of government, after all.
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