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Memos Reveal More Of Bush’s Iraq War Lies

In case there wasn’t enough evidence already showing that the Bush administration purposely lied us to war with Iraq, a reportedly confidential memo of a meeting between President George W. Bush and Tony Blair — a couple of months before the invasion of Iraq — reveals that despite the lies they kept feeding to the public, they were planning to invade Iraq all along and nothing was going to stop them.

The memo, dated January 31, 2003, was written almost two months before the illegal invasion of Iraq. It confirms that Bush and Blair were aware that UN inspectors would find no weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and contemplated other schemes to legitimize the invasion. A seperate memo (which can be found below), reveals that the U.S. planned to bug the phones and emails of United Nations Security Council members — with the supposed exception of the U.S. and Great Britain. Lest we forget, the NSA has been spying illegally since at least February 2001, though most likely long before that. In 1999, Texas Governor George W. Bush said he was going to invade Iraq after he became president.

According to the memo, Bush told Blair that the U.S. had drawn up a plan “to fly U2 reconnaissance aircraft painted in UN colors over Iraq with fighter cover” hoping that Saddam would fire at the planes, to try and put the Iraqi leader in breach of UN resolutions.

Bush hoped an Iraqi defector would be “brought out” to give a public presentation on Saddam’s WMD or that Saddam would be assassinated. But, Bush was ready to invade Iraq with or without UN approval. Blair was “solidly with the president.”

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