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Death-dealing hypocrite keeps a straight face at the U.N. (english)
10 Jan 2003
found this article on the Indy Media UK site.


Death-dealing hypocrite keeps a straight face at the U.N.
by Author or producer required 9:57pm Thu Jan 9 '03


It takes one to know one in the arena of serial killers

Former death squad sponsor John Negroponte -- now posing as the American ambassador to the United Nations -- today accused Iraq of "material omissions" in its 12,000 page weapons declaration, recently submitted to the U.N. under the auspices of Declaration 1441.

The purported omissions, said the convicted Iran-Contra felon, "constitute a further material breach" of Iraq's obligations to reveal weapons programs Iraq claims it does not have.

The former U.S. ambassador to Honduras from 1981-1985, who covered up atrocities by the notorious CIA-equipped and -trained Honduran military unit, Battalion 316 (that used shock and suffocation devices in interrogations, kept prisoners naked and, when no longer useful, killed and buried them in unmarked graves) threatened "serious consequenses" for Iraq if it did not comply with security council demands.

"Newly declassified documents and other sources," the Baltimore Sun reports "show that the CIA and [Negroponte's Honduran headquarters] knew of numerous crimes, including murder and torture, committed by Battalion 316, yet continued to collaborate closely with its leaders." But Negroponte "doesn't remember."

The butcher of Nicaragua's poor memory perhaps allowed him to duck a question from a female member of the media scrum outside security council chambers that inquired whether the U.S. plutocracy would call for another meeting of the council and would wait for a full inspection process before launching a military offensive against Saddam Hussein and the Iraqi people.

Hans Blix said that the inspection team had not yet turned up one iota of evidence of forbidden weapons or components. The aluminum tubes the Americans and British claimed were meant for nuclear weapons were, Blix said, were more likely to be used for conventional rockets.

Syrian ambassador Mikhail Wehbe reiterated his complaint that his country, which shares a long border with Iraq, was denied a copy of the weapons declaration. He wanted to know what evidence the United State of Plutocracy based assertions on -- that Iraq held weapons of mass destruction.

Meanwhile, the corporate media's weapons of mass distraction have kept questions of Negroponte'fitness for a job at the United Nations on the back burner, for the time being.
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