Are people still buying that “Wikileaks as hero” bullshit? Talk about re-branding old discredited intelligence, this psyop program is childishly stupid and painfully obvious. What’s next? Stories about Iranian speedboats attacking US destroyers? How about a nice weeping ambassador’s daughter recanting tales of Iranian soldiers tossing babies from their incubators?
Talk about cognitive infiltration.
The following quotes are from today’s Bloomberg article titled “Iran’s Training for Iraqi Militants Outlined in Leaked Pentagon Documents“
… WikiLeaks receives confidential material that governments and businesses want to keep secret and posts the information on the Internet “so readers and historians alike can see evidence of the truth,” the group says on its website….
So what is “the truth“? “The truth” is that Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney were actually correct! Iran WAS responsible for the deaths of US soldiers, so we had better invade Iran and right quick!
Iran provided extensive aid to Iraqi militias, such as training an operative who kidnapped American soldiers, according to classified U.S. military documents published yesterday.
(the bullshit propaganda from the Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld/Rice days is LITERALLY being repackaged… this time as “leaked” intel...)
… The documents include field reports from 2004 through 2009 describing Iranian backing for Iraqi Shiite militia and provide details supporting warnings by U.S. officials of Iranian interference in Iraq.
In August 2005, for example, then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said that “weapons clearly, unambiguously from Iran” had been found in Iraq, and that Iran’s failure to prevent their transport across the border was “unhelpful.” In March 2006, Rumsfeld accused Iran of sending the Revolutionary Guards, an elite military unit, into Iraq to foment violence.
(do you remember that? They promised to lay out a bunch of weapons they claimed came from Iran and when they had the press conference, they laid out zero, goose egg, because they HADN’T come from Iran)
The documents indicate that as far back as 2005, Iran armed and trained squads to kill senior Iraqi politicians and to undermine U.S. and British military operations, the Guardian reported.
One document from December 2006, posted on the New York Times website, describes a plan by a Shiite militia commander to kidnap U.S. soldiers in Baghdad in late 2006 or early 2007. For the mission, the commander tapped a subordinate who had been trained by Lebanese Hezbollah operatives in Qom, Iran, under the supervision of the Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guards, according to the document.
The next month, four American soldiers were abducted and killed before the U.S. military could free them, and the subordinate’s fingerprints were found at the scene, the Times said. The U.S. tracked down and killed the subordinate four months later.
… The WikiLeaks documents also cite detainee testimony, a captured militant’s diary and discovered weapons caches in demonstrating how Iran provided Iraqi militias with weapons such as rockets and lethal roadside bombs, the Times said.
So not only is Iran guilty of attacking Americans and undermining all our “success” in Iraq, but apparently our torture, uh, enhanced interrogation… isn’t as bad as we previously thought… it’s all that Iraqi torture that should be stopped. Yeah, yeah… that’s the ticket!
Mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners by their own forces appeared to be even more extreme than the accounts of abuse by the U.S. military at the Abu Ghraib prison, the Times said.
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