Skip to comments.Iranian Entanglements
Posted on 03/21/2008 8:11:27 AM PDT by LSUfan
McCain was right the first time Iran is helping al-Qaeda in Iraq.
By Christopher W. Holton
In recent weeks, two news reports have circulated about Irans relationship with al-Qaeda. On Tuesday, March 18, Sen. John McCain repeatedly stated that Iran was aiding al-Qaeda in Iraq. Later, however, he retracted this statement.
Senator McCain was right the first time. In fact, al-Qaeda and Iran have a rather long history of cooperation.
A few days before Senator McCains unfortunate retraction, a senior military adviser to the Barack Obama campaign, retired Air Force general Merrill McPeak, was quoted in the March 15 edition of the Washington Times as saying, Iran is a big enemy of al-Qaeda.
General McPeaks statement is astonishing for its ignorance, especially coming from a flag-rank retired military officer.
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“General McPeaks statement is astonishing for its ignorance, especially coming from a flag-rank retired military officer.”
not surprising, coming from this particular GO, the guy whose claim to fame was to bring us the airline pilot-looking service dress (don’t GET me started).
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