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Now that Goebbels look-alike, the Satanic Mandy, has stepped in on behalf of the government to sell its case for a unilateral attack on Iraq, any credibility that the government is acting morally, ethically or legally is now out of the window. It is looking more and more likely that Blair has made a Faustian bargain with Bush, and that we are all going to have to pay the price. In listening to Mandy's interview on the Today programme this morning, he was keen to link the recent discovery of a Ricin lab in the UK with Iraq, implying that in the recent Blix report to the UN the inspectors had discovered instances where Iraq was smuggling weapons OUT of Iraq. In the next breath he said that also there was evidence that Iraq had produced large quantities of Ricin. Mandy also maintained that the alleged terrorists had probably been trained in Iraq. My impression in reading about the Hans Blix report was that materials for producing weapons (not necessarily WMDs) were being smuggled INTO Iraq, and that oil was being smuggled OUT. Have I missed something? Has Blix alleged that Iraq is smuggling out weapons for use by terrorist organisations? Also, if Iraq has produced Ricin and if it wants it to get into the hands of terrorists (teenagers and amateurs like the ones recently arrested), surely he would supply it ready-made, and they would not need to be making it in their kitchens. The stepping up of this dark propaganda exercise needs to be exposed for what it is - a regression reminiscent of the early days of Nazism. Are these the values that we share with the people of the US? I think not. Michael Wolff The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. W.B. Yeats The Second Coming _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk