Who Will Pull The Trigger on Chalabi?

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Who Will Pull The Trigger on Chalabi?

The CIA - Making America look bad is THEIR job!
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His Iranian Employers - Killing him is cheaper than paying him out
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His Neo-con sponsers - If you can trust state secrets to foreign nationals convicted of fraud, who can you trust?
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The US troops in Iraq - when they figure out it's his fault they're there in the first place
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The Iraqi people - when they figure out it's his fault the US troops are there
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He'll be killed by Al Quaida operatives who look suspiciously like badly disguised US special forces troops.
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Total votes : 4

Who Will Pull The Trigger on Chalabi?

Postby Dim » Thu Jun 03, 2004 3:54 am

NEW YORK - Former United States ally Ahmed Chalabi told Iran the United States had broken secret communication codes used by Teheran's spy service, the New York Times reported.

The paper quoted unnamed US intelligence officials as saying Chalabi, an anti-Saddam Hussein Iraqi exile who has now fallen out with Washington, had betrayed "one of Washington's most valuable sources of information about Iran".

It was widely reported last month, after the Bush Administration cut off funding for Chalabi's Iraqi National Congress, that he had given American secrets to Iran.

On its website the New York Times gave new details. The paper said the Bush Administration had asked news organisations to delay publishing specifics, citing national security concerns. It withdrew the request yesterday.

"American officials said that about six weeks ago, Chalabi told the Baghdad station chief of Iran's ministry of intelligence and security that the US was reading the communications traffic of the Iranian spy service," the Times said.

It said the Iranian official in Baghdad sent a cable to Teheran, using the broken code and describing his conversation with Chalabi.

"That encrypted cable, intercepted and read by the US, tipped off American officials to the fact that Chalabi had betrayed the code-breaking operation," the paper said.

The cable said Chalabi had received the code information from a "drunk" American. The FBI was trying to establish what information Chalabi had given to Iran and who told him the code had been broken.

In recent television interviews, Chalabi has denied passing secrets to Iran.
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Postby DawnC71 » Thu Jun 03, 2004 4:25 am

Dont tell me we went to war based upon ONE "credible" (only designated as such because he was anti-Saddam) source.
I am assuming that back when there was incontrovertible evidence of WMD's and all that, this was the ONLY source.
What a nut bag the whole Administration, the FBI, CIA and all those mysterious "OGA's" ("Other" government agencies) are turning out to be....the rest of the world thinks we are schmucks and we have the asshole experts just to prove it!
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