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Only opinions? Balderdash

Reader comment on item: The Liberty Incident: The 1967 Israeli Attack on the U.S. Spy Ship

Submitted by James Ennes (United States), Jun 24, 2003 at 20:16

The anonymous "American-Israeli" wants us to believe that the respected and conservative Naval Institute Proceedings, in publishing the Liberty article by David Walsh, is reporting only opinions and not facts? Balderdash.

The article, found at http://www.usni.org June issue, FRIENDLESS FIRE, reports that the United States has for 36 years had incontrovertible evidence in the form of intercepted communications between Israeli pilots and their headquarters proving conclusively that the attacking forces knew they were killing Americans. If that is "only opinion," the anonymous "American-Israeli" (who is unwilling to stand behind his remarks) cannot tell fact from opinion.

These facts are backed up and supported by the opinions of four former directors of the National Security Agency and a long list of senior officials and analysts who agree that the evidence is conclusive.

An "opinion" is expressed in the article by former CIA/NSA Director Admiral Bobby Ray Inman that Cristol's book is not credible. And that one is valid. You can take it to the bank.

Jim Ennes
Survivor, USS Liberty
Author, Assault on the Liberty
Webmaster, http://www.ussliberty.com

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