Jul. 17, 2005

Plan Called for Covert Aid in Iraq Vote - New York Times

A chip right off the ol' block, eh? This is entirely reminiscent of dear ol' dad and his days at the CIA, overthrowing elected governments and subsidizing the private armies of future ruthless, bloody dictators. Indeed, this almost gives me a sense of nostalgia about the good ol' days of Reagan and Nixon (groan....).

Mycos
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Plan Called for Covert Aid in Iraq Vote

By DOUGLAS JEHL and DAVID E. SANGER
Published: July 17, 2005

WASHINGTON, July 16 - In the months before the Iraqi elections in January, President Bush approved a plan to provide covert support to certain Iraqi candidates and political parties, but rescinded the proposal because of Congressional opposition, current and former government officials said Saturday."
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