Skip to comments.UK documents: Bush ordered CIA to find replacement for Arafat
Posted on 02/01/2023 9:02:27 AM PST by ChicagoConservative27
Former United States President George W Bush ordered the CIA to search for a replacement for Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat after the escalation of the second Intifada in 2001, the BBC said, quoting recently released British documents.
The US effort came after the failure of the Camp David negotiations in 2000 between Arafat and then-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak. The talks followed the escalation of violence in the occupied territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
According to the BBC documents, Bush expected early on that Ariel Sharon, who succeeded Barak, would use the Gaza Strip to sow divisions among the Palestinians.
The documents deal with discussions that took place between the United Kingdom and the US a few months after Bush and his administration, which was dominated by neoconservatives, entered the White House.
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You know when chucky Schumer told Trump that the intelligence agency could get him 6 ways from Sunday, It was an admission that he Knew for a fact that intelligence agency were doing stuff like this and he did nothing about it.
Makes you wonder if the CIA actually DID do something about Arafat.
I thought Arafat died of Botulism, from bad meat in a can.
Back then, for a moment, we thought Bush was a conservative.
2007-2008 woke us up.
“I thought Arafat died of Botulism, from bad meat in a can.”
Ringo Starr wasn’t available?
*Makes you wonder if the CIA actually DID do something about Arafat.*
I never knew the CIA was doing such a good job.
“Bush is just as useless.”
Bush is not a lot different from many of our so called leaders.
Obama had Bin Laden assassinated, Clinton I don’t even have to point out those that he had wacked (either he or she), John Kennedy went after Castro (along with Sam Giancana which got him killed), W was in on the poisoning of Yassar Arafat, Lincoln had prisoners executed without trial, FDR was aware of the attack on Pearl prior to it happening and ordered the Japanese ambassadors out of the country prior....
Good company, huh? There’s more but this is enough to make people think.
Just glad that Arafat has ‘assumed room temperature’. The world is a better place due to that.
Arrid-Fart was riddled with AIDS, and didn’t have much time left. He was uncontrollable by Bush & Deep State.
Useless because they didn’t get rid of Arafat?
My eye opening moment was in the late 1990s.
Texas schools were having problems getting grades up.
Bush tossed a large sum at the problem. That was his
solution. That told me how the man thought.
I knew right then he was going to be too far Left of
Our per capita spending on students is not low. It
is close to the highest if not the highest. We
just don’t do a good job of educating. Look, I
don’t get a kick out of saying that, but the figures
back it up year after year, decade after decade.
Money IS NOT the problem. It never is.
Only a Leftist leaning individual would think that
Why in heavens name waste everyone’s time posting ANYTHING from Aljazeera, much less something about the Islamo-Fascists war against werstern civilization?
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