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Qtec
09-20-2004, 09:26 AM
I didnt think so.

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Colin Powell in four-letter neo-con 'crazies' row

Martin Bright
Sunday September 12, 2004

The Observer

A furious row has broken out over claims in a new book by BBC broadcaster James Naughtie that US Secretary of State Colin Powell described neo-conservatives in the Bush administration as '[censored] crazies' during the build-up to war in Iraq.
Powell's extraordinary outburst is alleged to have taken place during a telephone conversation with Foreign Secretary Jack Straw. The two became close friends during the intense negotiations in the summer of 2002 to build an international coalition for intervention via the United Nations. The 'crazies' are said to be Vice-President Dick Cheney, Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and his deputy, Paul Wolfowitz.

Last week, the offices of Powell and Straw contacted Public Affairs, the US publishers of Naughtie's book, to say they would vigorously deny the claims if publication went ahead. But as no legal action was threatened, the US launch of the book, The Accidental American: Tony Blair and the Presidency, will proceed as planned this week.

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Intelligent man that Powell.

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Qtec
09-20-2004, 10:08 AM
The UNCENSORED version.

web page (http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1302834,00.html)

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Tom_In_Cincy
09-20-2004, 10:57 AM
Plonked

Wally_in_Cincy
09-20-2004, 11:19 AM
Do you believe everything you read? Or just the stuff that justifies your paranoia?

eg8r
09-20-2004, 12:00 PM
What major US media outlets do you know of that are reporting this? I did a very quick scan at CNN and did not find it.

eg8r

Qtec
09-20-2004, 05:21 PM
Salon,the NY times and the NY Daily news all carried the story. You could do a google on'neo-con crazies row'.

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Fair_Play
09-21-2004, 11:08 PM
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