It was revealed today that on July 20th about 1.8kg of yellowcake uranium
was seized in Chisinau, Moldova. The asking price was 11 million dollars. [more inside]
, a geopolitical fable by animator Nick Cross
. Main link includes interview - "There was a lot of talk about 'yellow cake' uranium being sold in ominous tones, but I always thought of yellow cake as being a delicious dessert treat."
The War They Wanted, The Lies They Needed.
"The Bush administration invaded Iraq claiming Saddam Hussein had tried to buy yellowcake uranium in Niger. As much of Washington knew, and the world soon learned, the charge was false. Worse, it appears to have been the cornerstone of a highly successful 'black propaganda' campaign with links to the White House." (Via Sic Semper Tyrannis.)
Murray Waas is the new Bob Woodward.
An opposing view
. Wuh-duh-yuh-bet most Americans will be much more
interested in this story
The Great Italian Yellowcake Scam. Three- part translation
of a three- article series
in the Italian newspaper La Repubblica
that "attempted to reconstruct the who, where and why of the manufacture and transfer to British and American intelligence of the dodgy dossier for war." [more inside]
White House admits fudging
Niger documents. The administration today admitted
that forged evidence of Iraq's attempts to buy nuclear material should not have been presented as valid. This came about as a result of an atypically harsh period of questioning from the press following the publication of this editorial
over the weekend... [more inside]