U.S.Crusade | RaceandHistory | RastaTimes | HowComYouCom | News Links | Trini Soca | Africa Speaks
Trinicenter.com Trinicenter.com Trinidad and Tobago News
Online Forums
Create an AccountHome | Account | World News  

International Watch
  • Home
  • AvantGo
  • Feedback
  • Search
  • Stories Archive
  • Submit News

  • Categories
  • Africa Focus
  • Arab Spring
  • Audio & Video
  • Book Review
  • Caribbean
  • Inside U.S.A.
  • Invasion of Iraq
  • Israel-Palestine
  • Latin America
  • Medical
  • Pakistan
  • Pandora's Box
  • Racism Watch
  • Satire
  • US War on Iran
  • US War on N Korea
  • War and Terror
  • War on Russia
  • War on Syria
  • World Focus
  • Zimbabwe

  • Old Articles
    Saturday, November 04
    · How America Spreads Global Chaos
    Thursday, October 05
    · Whose Bright Idea Was RussiaGate?
    Friday, September 15
    · America: Imperial Bully Threatening World Peace
    Tuesday, September 12
    · Echoes of Iraq-WMD Fraud in Syria
    Sunday, September 10
    · Why Trump Won’t Start a War With North Korea
    Saturday, September 09
    · Three Years after the War: Gaza Youth Speak Out
    Wednesday, September 06
    · How ‘Regime Change' Wars Led to Korea Crisis
    Saturday, July 01
    · Trump Competes With Clinton in U.S. War of Lies and Terror Against Syria
    Tuesday, May 02
    · Venezuelan Opposition Comes Under Fire from Mujica and Pope
    Thursday, April 20
    · Our Misguided 'Wars of Choice'
    Thursday, April 13
    · Australia Beckons A War With China
    Monday, April 10
    · Russia-Baiting Pushed Trump to Attack Syria
    Saturday, January 07
    · Media Hype Fake News Report Claiming Russian US Election Hacking
    Friday, December 02
    · What can go wrong?
    · Cuba, Fidel, Socialism … Hasta la victoria siempre!
    Sunday, November 13
    · George Soros Financed Anti-Trump Protests
    · Clinton Is the Most Dangerous Person Alive
    Sunday, October 09
    · Always remember
    Tuesday, September 27
    · He Who Hesitates Is Lost And Russia Hesitated
    Thursday, August 18
    · US Impunity under threat: Turkey may disintegrate NATO

    Older Articles

    Features

    Sudan''s Crisis

    Zimbabwe: Land Reform and Mugabe

    U.S Coup in Haiti

    Venezuela and Chavez


      
    US denies invading Iraq
    Monday, March 20 @ 23:10:54 UTC
    US Foreign Policyby qrswave

    It might as well. It denies coordinating with Israelis before the latter stormed a prison in Jericho yesterday, killing three Palestinians and seizing six.
    U.S. officials adamantly denied any coordination with Israel -- which attacked 20 minutes after the monitors left -- and urged all sides to maintain calm. "Such accusations are baseless and ignore the facts, quite frankly," State Department spokesman J. Adam Ereli said.
    Not just a liar, but an AUDACIOUS one...

    U.S. officials said yesterday that the Israeli seizure of six Palestinian inmates came after months of fruitless discussions with Palestinian officials to bolster security to protect U.S. and British monitors at the Jericho prison, leaving them no choice but to abandon the facility even though they realized the action might undermine the Palestinian Authority.

    U.S. officials added that they purposely did not make public their concerns because they believed publicity would have made the U.S. and British personnel the targets of attacks. "That is the price we pay," said a senior administration official, speaking on the condition of anonymity. "Our first responsibility is the safety of American and British monitors."
    Can it get anymore transparent?
    "Clearly, there is some sort of coordination," Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa told al-Jazeera, which provided extensive televised coverage of the assault and of Israeli troops ordering Palestinians to strip to their underwear.
    Wait a minute! That sounds familiar.
    Acting on an anonymous tip, police found a 6-by-8-meter (yard) hole in a empty field. It contained at least 29 dead men most of them in their underwear in Kamaliyah, a mostly Shiite east Baghdad suburb.
    Don't think so? No matter. Just a thought.
    Edward G. Abington Jr., a consultant to the Palestinian Authority, said Israel's action will feed the perception that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is increasingly powerless and irrelevant. "This is a seismic event that will have real repercussions," Abington said. "This just totally undercuts Abu Mazen," as Abbas is known.

    The senior administration official did not disagree with Abington's assessment but said they "were left with no choice." He said U.S. officials had tried to not embarrass the Palestinian Authority or Abbas over their concerns, but the Palestinians had failed to act.
    Yeah, right.
    The "situation really, truly was becoming untenable," he said. "One can say there was an inevitability to this crisis."
    It was inevitable, alright. Just like invading Iraq was inevitable and attacking Iran is inevitable, etc.
    The drama appeared to spring forth without warning, even though the United States and Britain delivered a tough letter to Abbas a week ago warning they would immediately terminate the 2002 agreement to monitor the Jericho prison unless he took steps to improve security . . .

    British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw told the House of Commons yesterday that the Israelis were notified the letter was sent to Abbas on March 8, as required under the 2002 agreement, although it was not publicly disclosed.

    A senior State Department official said it appeared the letter to Abbas did not get the "high level of attention it deserved" from the Palestinians. But he said that Assistant Secretary of State C. David Welch raised the problem in a meeting with Abbas during a trip to the West Bank on Feb. 25.

    Still, at least one U.S. official indicated Washington was surprised the British left their posts yesterday.
    Why don't they just offer them a billion dollar bill? It's more plausible.
    The British led the joint mission, which employed mostly retired military and policy officers, and the six U.S. monitors were not scheduled to be on duty yesterday. The senior administration official said Washington did not know the precise date the British would leave, but "we knew it was coming very soon."
    That, I believe.

     
    Related Links
    · More about US Foreign Policy
    · News by admin


    Most read story about US Foreign Policy:
    The World's Only Superpower


    Article Rating
    Average Score: 0
    Votes: 0

    Please take a second and vote for this article:

    Excellent
    Very Good
    Good
    Regular
    Bad


    Options

     Printer Friendly Printer Friendly



    Homepage | Trinidad News | Africa Speaks | U.S.Crusade | Fair Use Notice


    Copyright © 2002-2014 Trinicenter.com
    Trinicenter.com is a 100% non-profit Website
    You can syndicate our news using the file backend.php or ultramode.txt
    All logos, trademarks, articles and comments are property of their respective owners.
    PHP-Nuke Copyright © 2004 by Francisco Burzi. This is free software, and you may redistribute it under the GPL.
    PHP-Nuke comes with absolutely no warranty, for details, see the license.
    Page Generation: 0.18 Seconds