Did Israel dupe Bush into invading Iraq? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 11.11.09 | 10:13 (IST)

    Hmm, attempting to dupe a western country into taking action against a hostile Arab country. Sounds familiar. Saddam Hussein at the time of the invasion was the leader of Arab opposition to Israel and paid the families of Pal suicide bombers, and Israel had, of course, already bombed his reactor. I'd love to know if there was a concerted Israeli plan to use doctored intelligence and the influence of Zionist neo-cons to dupe Bush into invading Iraq for Israel. Seems highly plausible, since it was never entirely clear why Bush was quite so desperate to invade Iraq. Oil sure, but there was more to it than that and any WMD Saddam might have had would have threatened Israel far more than the US.

    from the article: MI figures out what went wrong in Lavon affair - 55 years later
    First published 02:02 11.11.09 | Last updated 08:35 11.11.09
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