World » Americas

US Terror Threat Lies, again

Outdated intelligence yet again used by Bush regime
The Bush regime has only one card left   to create public insecurity and hope that the people of the USA vote for the devil they know rather than Kerry, who, although he is an expert on National Security, is painted as a soft option by the Republicans.

What could be worse than a clique of pathological liars? After Colin Powell lied through his teeth at the United Nations building, when he presented his  magnificent intelligence  about Iraq s WMD programme, complete with satellite photographs with labels and arrows, which in the event was based on an eleven-year-old paper lifted from the Internet, now Washington launches an alert based on evidence which could be as much as four years out of date.

Financial institutions were put on alert yesterday after it was claimed that Al Qaeda was planning an attack on Washington and possibly London, based on e-mails found on the computer of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, arrested in Pakistan last week, who is wanted in connection with the bombing of US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.

However, security officials were baffled as to why such a high state of alert was proclaimed since there was no specific or direct evidence whatsoever that an attack was imminent. The New York Times and Washington Post have quoted intelligence officers who stated that there was no concrete evidence of attacks and that much of the content of the latest scare could
be from before September 11th.

In the United Kingdom, the Home Office stated that the e-mails did not constitute a direct threat to Britain and the opposition Conservative Party has requested the government of Tony Blair to put forth a specific statement on the nature of the threat.

Generations of British and US citizens were brought up to believe that their governments were telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. What comes out of Washington and London these days, however, is lies, more lies and yet more lies.

Would anyone trust George W. Bush with their pension fund?

Comments
What may happen to foreign tourists traveling for 2018 World Cup in Russia
Kremlin on failed nuclear missile tests: 'Listen to President Putin and believe him!'
Russian special services detain Hizb ut-Tahrir members in Crimea
Russian special services detain Hizb ut-Tahrir members in Crimea
Foreign Ministry official explains why Russia had to sell Alaska to US
Russian air defences ready to shoot down NATO drones and reconnaissance aircraft over Crimea
Just Words on Scraps of Paper
Just Words on Scraps of Paper
SWIFT refuses to cut Russia off, even if Washington insists
Russian air defences ready to shoot down NATO drones and reconnaissance aircraft over Crimea
Russia introduces new money for the first time in eight years
Russians massively break traffic rules on Crimea Bridge
Russian air defences ready to shoot down NATO drones and reconnaissance aircraft over Crimea
The Royal Wedding and the Silly Season
Russian air defences ready to shoot down NATO drones and reconnaissance aircraft over Crimea
Kremlin on failed nuclear missile tests: 'Listen to President Putin and believe him!'
Russian air defences ready to shoot down NATO drones and reconnaissance aircraft over Crimea
Science Has Once Again Declared: ‘We Were Created’
Russian air defences ready to shoot down NATO drones and reconnaissance aircraft over Crimea
Iran's next moves on nuclear deal much more important - Kremlin
Venezuela may expect another Panama scenario from 1989