Tuesday, December 20, 2005

But All the Euro-Pundits, and All the European Citizens, Whose Butts Never Leave the Safety of their Armchairs, Know Far Better, Of Course…

Saddam Hussein moved his chemical weapons to Syria six weeks before the war started, Israel's top general during Operation Iraqi Freedom says.
Thus writes Ira Stoll (merci à RV) as smug, know-it-all Europeans continue to demonize Dubya, mock his supporters, and sputter about lies galore.
The Israeli officer, Lieutenant General Moshe Yaalon, asserted that Saddam spirited his chemical weapons out of the country on the eve of the war. "He transferred the chemical agents from Iraq to Syria," General Yaalon told The New York Sun over dinner in New York on Tuesday night. "No one went to Syria to find it." …

Syria shares a 376-mile border with Iraq. The Syrian ruling party and Saddam Hussein had in common the ideology of Baathism, a mixture of Nazism and Marxism.

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