Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Blaming the Victims of US Foreign Policy

The greatest crime since World War II has been US foreign policy." -- Ramsey Clark, former US. Attorney General under President Lyndon Johnson Today, Admiral Crowe has blamed the Iranians for the downing of one of their airliner by the USS Vincennes. '' Iran must bear the principal responsibility for the tragedy,'' Crowe added.As the New York Times points out, his attempt to blame Iran as the principal perpetrator of the accident is simply grotesque. This is particularly true since Crowe knew that the USS Vincennes was in Iranian territorial waters, a fact that the Admiral omitted to reveal. When asked about this several years later, Crowe will answer that no one ever asked him the question before... Read full story

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