Now it's Bush and Cheney going after Iran...

This is a guest post from Barry Lando.

The Bush/Cheney White House, we fear, may be preparing a military strike against Iran. In 1990 the Carter White House was in the same mode -- only it made use of a proxy: Saddam Hussein. The story is spelled out in the first part of a documentary, "The Trial of Saddam We'll Never See," that I did with French reporter Michel Despratx for Canal +. Note: though the U.S. and Jimmy Carter were clearly involved in precipitating the conflict, other countries like France had also furnished Saddam with billions of dollars in armaments to continue the battle. Credits to Washington reporter Robert Parry for having unearthed the memo implicating Carter. Please note that the date of the invasion given in the scratch track on this youtube version --1989--is of course wrong. The actual broadcast version had the correct date.

What is remarkable is the fact that the major U.S. media covering the on-going trial of Saddam's regime in Baghdad still remains silent on the complicity of Western leaders -- particularly the Americans -- in Saddam's crimes against humanity.

Note too, that this report was prepared before the formal trial actually began. More videos regarding Western Complicity in Saddam's regime are HERE HERE and HERE.

(I had been warned as a new author not to get obsessed by sales rank statistics on posted every hour. No way. "Web of Deceit" is currently 284th among the thousands of books tracked on Amazon in the U.S.; and fourth on Amazon in Canada.)

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