Jewish World Review April 30, 2003 / 28 Nisan, 5763
The Iraq-al Qaida link:
The elitists were wrong
I admit itů Sometimes the elitists in
the media and government carry themselves with
such a swagger that I stop for a second and say,
"Hey, maybe they're right. Maybe the rest of us
are just plain stupid." It doesn't happen often,
but the last time it did was when news anchors,
op-ed writers, and French diplomats were
ridiculing conservatives for believing there was a
link between Osama bin Laden and Saddam
This weekend, we all learned again that
the elitists were wrong. If you want to know
why, here's The Real Deal.
This weekend, the Toronto Star uncovered
documents linking al-Qaida and Iraq. Contained within the
information uncovered at the site of an official Iraqi ministry,
were detailed accounts of how the two terrorist entities
were to work together to strike at American targets. There
was even a planned terror summit between Saddam and
Osama, though we'll probably never know if the two
The elite media and the Hollywood stars denied it for
months, but this weekend, because of an enterprising British
reporter, the lights were turned on to the truth, and there we
saw it for ourselves - bedfellows Saddam Hussein and
Osama bin Laden. Not a pretty picture, to be sure.
But probably not as ugly as the snapshot we got into
the soul of Jacques Chirac's France. This weekend we
learned that our former ally, France, actually passed along
private conversations its leaders had with the United States
and Great Britain to none other than Saddam Hussein.
France also advised Iraq on how to thwart America's
efforts to liberate the Iraqi people.
Call it what you want, but the only real word for it is
"treason" - treason against a NATO ally, treason against a
coalition member, and treason against a country whose
people once gave their all to liberate a country that no
longer deserves to be called "America's ally." And that's
The Real Deal.
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