Archived Blog Post: March 31, 2006
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson's talk with the New America Foundation: "Well, Saddam Hussein really cared about deterring the Persians - the Iranians - and his own people. He didn't give a hang about us except on occasion. And so he had to convince those audiences that he still was a powerful man. So who better to do that through than the INC, Ahmad Chalabi and his boys, and by spoofing our eyes in the sky and our little HUMINT, and the Brits and the French and the Germans, too."