Connect the Dots, Then and Now

All too fresh in my mind is the infuriating experience of experts like Scott Ritter who could prove that virtually all of Iraq’s “weapons of mass destruction” (WMD) had been destroyed. Neither Ritter nor other non-biased analysts with many years of expertise could get through the door to testify before the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee chaired by Joe Biden. The door was barred by Blinken who in those days was Biden’s chief foreign policy aide and played a key role in greasing the skids for a war of aggression on Iraq.

-Ray McGovern

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  1. Thanks to Andrew Wimmer for texting this to me.

    Ray McGovern works with Tell the Word, the publishing arm of the ecumenical Church of the Saviour in inner-city Washington. He was an Army infantry/intelligence officer and then a CIA analyst for 27 years, and is now on the Steering Group of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS). His website is

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