Lawrence Wilkerson and David Swanson Debate Colin Powell’s Lies at the U.N.

By: Wednesday February 20, 2013 10:55 am

When I wrote about MSNBC’s documentary on Iraq war lies this week, I linked to an earlier blog post of mine that drew heavily on a House Judiciary Committee report on the same topic, as well as to Lawrence Wilkerson’s recent debate with Norman Solomon on Democracy Now! When Brad Friedman reposted my Hubris review, he suggested I ask Wilkerson for a response. I did and here it is.


Thanks for pretending to finally care

By: Thursday February 17, 2011 1:30 am

Nobody in power can ever anticipate anything, except that nothing ever comes of anything that should have consequences.

Curveball: I Lied to Get Rid of Saddam

By: Wednesday February 16, 2011 6:59 am

We’ve known the outlines of these details about Curveball before. But it sure adds to the picture of the US dialing up the intelligence it needed — however flimsy — to start a war.

Truth finally puts on its dockers, few notice

By: Wednesday February 16, 2011 1:30 am

Regrets Curvball’s had just a few, which is more than the Bush Administration can mention.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Bob Drogin, Author of Curveball

By: Saturday December 15, 2007 2:00 pm

With all the bureaucratic reports on Iraqi intelligence I’ve read, I’ve always wanted to see what a WMD inspection looks like and how the debates between intelligence organizations played out. Bob Drogin provides that view in his book, Curveball: Spies, Lies, and the Con Man Who Caused a War.

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