Pentagon Insider Goes Public About US government Agenda
- The Insiders - Information Bulletin -
(February 24, 2004)
pentagon insider has overcome her fears to inform the public that the US
government has been "hijacked" by a "neoconservative coup".
From inside the Pentagon, Lieutenant Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski documented the
systematic campaign to mislead the public in order to justify the invasion of
"The neoconservatives needed to do more than just topple Saddam Hussein. They
wanted to put in a
friendly to the U.S., and they wanted permanent basing in Iraq. There are
several reasons why they wanted to do that. None of those reasons, of course,
were presented to the American people or to Congress."
Eventually, Kwiatkowski found the courage to send her record of the facts to a
military man whom she knew we could all depend on, Colonel David Hackworth,
America’s most decorated war veteran. Colonel Hackworth knew what to do, and
took the brave step of publishing the truth on the Internet under the title:
“Insider Notes From the Pentagon.”
The time has come for the people of America and the world to wake up to the
hidden agenda of the US government.
LA Weekly (US), "Exposing Bush’s talking-points war", by Marc Cooper, 20
After two decades in the U.S. Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski,
now 43, knew her career as a regional analyst was coming to an end when — in the
months leading up to the war in Iraq — she felt she was being “propagandized” by
her own bosses.
She would soon conclude that the OSP — a pet project of Vice President Dick
Cheney and Defense Secretary Don Rumsfeld — was more akin to a nerve center for
what she now calls a “neoconservative coup, a hijacking of the Pentagon.”
Though a lifelong conservative, Kwiatkowski found herself appalled as the
radical wing of the Bush administration, including her superiors in the Pentagon
planning department, bulldozed internal dissent, overlooked its own intelligence
and relentlessly pushed for confrontation with Iraq.
... Eventually, I e-mailed them to former Colonel David Hackworth, who runs the
Web page Soldiers for the Truth, and he published them under the title “Insider
Notes From the Pentagon.” I wrote 28 of those columns from August 2002 until I
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