It is astounding that so many people who denounce the war against Iraq are so naÃ¯ve about its origins. One of the strongest arguments by those opposed to the Bush/PNAC war policy in the Middle East maintains that there was NO connection between Iraq and the events of September 11th. That allegation, while well motivated, is entirely and absolutely false.
No, Iraq was not involved with, nor did its leader support Al Qaeda. No, Iraq was not involved in the planning or operation of the 9/11 attacks. And no, not a single alleged hijacker was an Iraqi. Itâ€™s â€œnoâ€ to the Iraq nexus all the way down the line.
And still, the attacks on 9/11 and the invasion and occupation of Iraq are interminably and intrinsically intertwined and neither tragedy can be fully discussed without the other. The hard fact is: had there been no attack on American soil on September 11th, there would not and could not have been a war in Iraq. And, conversely, if there was going to be military action by the US against Iraq by Bushco, there first had to be an unprecedented attack on American soil.
Sadly, but predictably, the correct connection between the two has never adequately surfaced. Certainly, the corporate news networks were fully complicit in shaping the public’s belief that Iraq was involved in the attacks of 9/11. Much of the nation, and a great percentage of the military still hold that belief, and little has been done to expose this calculated fabrication. Still, despite all we have learned, no one in the public arena has focused on the accurate and vitally important connection between the two events.
Despite all they have learned about the litany of lies and distortions that led to this failed war, most Americans still will not even consider the possibility that the attacks of 9/11 had to happen so that the premeditated plans for invading Iraq could be carried out.
That fact is a logical certainty which most people understand on some level of awareness. The public realizes that the attacks of 9/11 and to the Bush/PNAC invasion of Iraq are somehow interwoven, but most Americans cannot bring themselves to deal with the correct cause and effect sequence: Iraq was in no way responsible for what happened on 9/11, but 9/11 was in every way responsible for what happened in Iraq.
But no one outside the 9/11 Truth Movement dares to say that. Despite all we know, and despite all the dots that have been connected, discussion of 9/11 as a necessary event in the PNAC strategy for global domination remains taboo.
Letâ€™s look at what we do know, - not what we suspect, but what is documented and verifiable fact:
â€¢ Members of the Project for a New American Century proposed American wars in Afghanistan and Iraq years before George W. Bush came to power.
â€¢ Their treatise for Restructuring Americaâ€™s Defense, also written before 2000, stated that the American people would not support such wars â€œabsent a catastrophic and cataclysmic event like a new Pearl Harbor.â€
â€¢ Members of PNAC took on high positions in the new Bush administration, including those of Vice President, Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary of State, Under-secretary for Arms Control and International Security, Special Assistant to the President, Members of the Defense Policy Advisory Board, Under-Secretary of Defense for Policy, and Special Envoy to Iraq and Afghanistan.
â€¢ The founder of PNAC, Bill Kristol, while never so identified, became a major television personality promoting the invasion of Iraq immediately after 9/11. He remains a propagandist for the Bush war policy to this day.
â€¢ Barely five hours after American Airlines Flight 77 plowed into the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld told his aides to come up with plans for striking Iraq â€” even though there was no evidence linking Saddam Hussein to the attacks.
â€¢ In the summer of 2002, when the nation was still reeling from the events of 9/11, and was largely distracted by the war against the Taliban, Andrew Card and Karl Rove set up the White House Iraq Group. The group of nine experts, including Condoleezza Rice, Karen Hughes, Mary Matalin, Dick Cheney, Steven Hadley and Scooter Libby was formed to devise a plan that would sell the invasion of Iraq to the people of this country. They successfully formulated a plan to convince an unsuspecting public that invading Iraq was vital to their own security.
â€¢ The official version of 9/11 is replete with anomalies and inconsistencies, as well as uninvestigated challenges and discoveries. And yet, it remains the only explanation that the American people and the world must accept without question.
The rest is history. The premeditated invasion of Iraq was inevitable and launched as planned in March of 2003, and three and a half years later, we are still bogged down in this illegal and immoral war and bloody occupation. What boggles the mind is that any discussion of its causal relationship to 9/11 is still relegated to tin hat conspiracy theorists, or never mentioned at all.
For just one moment, consider how the foreign policy of this administration would have been different without the benefit of the attacks on American soil Understand that without the events of 9/11 Iraq would have been off the table for invasion and George Bush would never have become the â€˜wartime presidentâ€™ of his dreams. .
Then wonder why the President of the US refused to have an official investigation of 9/11 for a full year after the attacks, and why not one member of the mainstream media has presented a single item of the vast the new evidence about the events unearthed by the 9/11 Truth Community.
No questions about the official version of 9./11 is allowed anywhere in the mainstream media without derision and contempt. Imagineâ€¦ NO QUESTIONSâ€¦..have been acknowledged or aired on any news network. The reasonable suspicion raised by knowledgeable experts and academics about these terrifying attacks have been swept under the rug along with their relationship to the present war in which we are so painfully trapped.
And no questions about the official version, despite its laughable explanations of what happened, will be investigated by the newly empowered Democrats in Congress. Whatever investigations are launched, this will not be among them. No one in power wants to peel back the layers of deceit that we have been fed. Wait and see.
By any logic, if you follow the dots, there is an obvious and transparent connection between 9/11 and Iraq. It is not the connection set forth by the Bush/PNAC warmongers who wanted to incite fear and loathing for the nation they wanted to control. It is not the connection that prompted US soldiers to believe they were fighting in Iraq to revenge the attacks of 9/11. It is a far more insidious connection that should be publicly examined and exposed.
But it will not. Wonder why.