Scott Ritter was the former US marine captain tasked with finding Saddam Hussein’s weapons. Now, in this first detailed account, he reveals how the CIA plotted to use a UN weapons inspection to overthrow the Iraqi regime – and how fiasco turned to tragedy when it failed
Mind-blowing stuff this, suggesting that the reason the whole Iraq Weapons of Mass Destruction fiasco ran out of control is that the CIA were trying to piggyback into the country with the UN inspectors, as a way of starting a coup to depose Saddam. Nuts.
The Guardian: The coup that wasn’t