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Friday, January 18, 2008

Luke's follow-up on the UK Sunday Times Sibel story

i posted a couple of weeks ago on the london sunday times article on sibel edmonds and the u.s. covert sale of nuclear weapons technology... luke, as usual, doing a critical service for us all, offers a follow-up...
Sibel has previously said that from her experience:
"The Department of State is easily the most corrupted of the major government agencies."

[G]uilty people are allowed to walk free, and Western governments go to great lengths to cover up the facts.

all in the name of "national secrets"...
[T]he Guardian last Friday noted:
National security is being invoked not to protect us but to shield politicians from embarrassment


There are genuine threats to national security and to our public and personal safety. It is a dangerous abuse if a government hoists the flag of national security and deploys the Official Secrets Act when all it is really trying to do is protect itself from embarrassment.

In the US, we've recently seen the State Secrets card played to cover up illegal spying, torture, and any number of other crimes - including complicity in the spread of nuclear weapons to our purported enemies.

Enough is enough.

enough HAS been enough for a very long time now, but the merry band of criminals keeps on a'rollin'...

p.s. i haven't excerpted the meat, so i suggest visiting luke's sibel site and reading it all...

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