What is a Weapon of Mass Destruction? Is it a biochemical or a
thought of Fear, Intimidation and Complacency? See if
Saddam Hussein himself was a WMD?
31, 2003—Ground Zero Plus 626
Is Saddam Hussein The Real WMD In
Editor, New York City Combat Correspondent News
GROUND ZER0, New York, New York--May 31,
2003-- They call themselves the VIPS--the Veteran Intelligence
Professionals For Sanity. They are a collection of retired
former CIA and State Department intelligence officers, currently launching an
attack on the U.S. government for stacking the deck against Weapons of
Mass Destruction(WMD) in Iraq. They infer the U.S. twisted the
intelligence community's data as primary justification for the war
that ousted Saddam Hussein.
Ray McGovern (CIA from 1964-1990)
The group claims
that after six weeks of finding no WMD in Iraq ''suggests either that such
weapons are simply not there or that those eventually found there will
not be in sufficient quantity or capability to support your repeated
claim that Iraq posed a grave threat to our country's security.''
In other words, they are calling the U.S. a liar when it comes to
justifying the war.
Claiming more than a hundred years of collective
knowledge about intelligence, spokesmen for the group allege the
Administration leveraged intelligence data to support the war.
Factions of the intelligence community are making a vainglorious
attempt to distance itself from politics. They are not unlike pure accounting principles,
not be influenced by "corporate headquarters" or pressured to bastardize data.
The VIPS fear losing integrity as an "independent number
crunching" organization. By attacking the Administration's
credibility, they want to avoid being used as a political football in
the world arena.
In a rare response to public pressure over
the issue of politicizing intelligence date, CIA Director George Tenet
issued a statement denying his agency bent to pressure from the
Executive Branch. Of course, his denial fuels the fires
feeding the Beast of Intelligence Terror.
Defying the United
Nations Security Council that sought extended time to launch
inspectors in Iraq before unilateral action by the United States, the
White House pushed forward and led the attack on Iraq, using the WMD
threat to the security of the U.S.A. as the standard banner for
crumbling Saddam Hussein's regime.
Now, due to the lack of finding caches of
WMD, a growing wave of critics are challenging the Administrations
manipulation of intelligence. This is the same organization that
failed to sound alerts prior to Nine Eleven.
But the attack begs the more important
intelligence question--What Is The Worst Weapon Of Mass Destruction Possible?
Is it anthrax? Smallpox? SARS?
Mustard gas? Is it some horrible mutation of biogerms?
Or, is it the Beast of Terror Itself?
The greatest WMD is the cancer of thought.
It's most vile actors are the germs that infiltrates the children's mind with Fear, Intimidation
and Complacency. Its most obvious presence comes in the process
of teaching hate.
WMD in the
1930's and 1940's
A WMD back in the
1930's, for example, was the venomous words spewing from Adolph Hitler's mouth.
His "germs of hate" set afire a nation and turned a nation against any form of humanity that
wasn't "like them." Like a cancer cell, the hatred spread
until it consumed the good. It twisted and corrupted the cells of human
kindness and empathy into crusted, perverted shells of bigotry and
prejudice that led to the destruction of millions without a blink of
The Beast of Terror, the WMD, then as now,
Its primary effect on those it touched with
its fallout was to blister its victims with Fear, Intimidation and
Complacency--the Triads of Terrorism. Terrorism's WMD twists and corrupts one's
thinking into states of Complacency, creating utter hopelessness so that the
jackboot of oppression can smash upon the necks of the innocent,
killing, maiming and torturing thousands without the world lifting a
Iraq's leadership was a WMD, far more
threatening than any biochemical lab.
The world's reaction to it was
The United Nations turned its face
away from the horror of such leadership. By default, the U.N.
protected Saddam Hussein from assault on the grounds of sovereignty.
The "hands off" attitude by the international community" created a
makeshift shield, allowing Iraqi leaders the right to be inhumane to their people
simply because 23 years ago they rose to power on the back of the Beast of Terror.
I found the VIPS attacks on the
Administration most insulting, almost as insulting as the United
Nations feet dragging over justifying an attack on Saddam Hussein.
There is no worse insult to the rights of humans
than the world's indifference to WMD such as Saddam Hussein.
There could be little doubt the world
had bent over backwards to offer Saddam Hussein the privacy of
Terrorism within his own borders. Yet anyone who knew his
thirst for power and his drive to extend that power knew he would not
hesitate to use any WMD on anyone--including his own people, including
his own grandchildren's fathers whom he dragged through the streets of
Baghdad for releasing to U.N. weapons inspectors details of his
biological warfare stores a decade ago.
The UN and
American Intelligence knew for years about Saddam's thirst for
American intelligence had known for years about Saddam Hussein's
thirst for WMDs. So had the United Nations. More so, both
knew his skill and ability to use them, as he had on tens of thousands
of Kurds. Would the probability of his use of them again
be less or more after he already set the example of killing his own?
But the cry today is that the
Administration "ponied up" the data, abused the intelligence
community, and ripped away its credibility as a non-partisan entity.
Does it mean the father or
mother next door has to poison his or her children before being called
a "Beast of Terror" worthy of being displaced? And,
following that logic, does it mean the father or mother can take a
stick and torture the children with it by beating them and crushing
lit cigarettes against their flesh and still not be considered a WMD?
What is a weapon anyway?
Isn't a weapon an instrument of
Terror, not only against those closest to it, but those who might
stand in its way?
Where are the borders for WMD?
Hate and violence against
humanity is a WMD, especially if it is issued by a central hand, and
that hand seeks to grasp the throats of all within its grasp.
The VIPS are
about the $25,000 Saddam Hussein paid suicide bombers?
Were those dollars WMD? Were they as vile and vicious as a liter
of smallpox, or a warhead filled with anthrax? Did the reward
for hatred of others and the indiscriminate killing of innocents
qualify as WMD?
I think the VIPS are crybabies.
Here they go
trying to wash clean their own slate of Complacency. For years,
Saddam Hussein manufactured WMD and planned to build nuclear
capability. He wanted to destroy the world and rise out of
the ashes as its leader.
Terrorism is, unto itself, a
Kim Jong Il is
Kim Jong Il is a WMD.
So are all those who promote
the Beast of Terror's wrath--the parents who feed upon creation of
Fear, Intimidation and Complacency in the lives of their children.
We have large universal Terrorists in this world, and little tiny
ones. But the commonality of them all is their application of
To try and say that the
United States is wrong because we haven't yet found WMD that qualify
for some bizarre definition of them is a giant act of Complacency.
It is reverse Terrorism.
Saddam Hussein was the
was the great WMD
should not forget that.
Neither should we forget
that our Complacency to act before we did against Iraq was a WMD, for
each day we waited cost the lives of countless Iraqis, and worse,
feathered the beds of other Terrorists who saw the world reluctant to
attack and destroy the Beast of Terror.
Now, at least, the
intelligence community is awake.
It wasn't manipulated by
the Administration, it was admonished. And its VIPS don't like
the fact they failed. They failed to remind the world that
the worst WMD is the human mind that creates cancer in the children of
the world and the use of the human tongue--teaching Fear, Intimidation
But Vigilance rules
today. Vigilance sees the WMD as what they are--cancers of
the human nature. America cut them out. The
intelligence community should be proud, not reactive.
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