Bruce Edwards Ivins, Iraq WAR and Truth
What Americans watched on TV
What it was:
BACKGROUND: Bruce Edwards Ivins (April 22, 1946 – July 29, 2008) was a microbiologist, vaccinologist, senior biodefense researcher at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) in Fort Detrick, Maryland and a key suspect in the 2001 anthrax attacks. He committed suicide prior to formal charges being filed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for an alleged criminal connection to the 2001 anthrax attacks. At a news conference at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) on August 6, 2008, FBI and DOJ officials formally announced that the Government had concluded that Ivins was likely to have been solely responsible for “the deaths of five persons, and the injury of dozens of others, resulting from the mailings of several anonymous letters to members of Congress and members of the media in September and October, 2001, which letters contained Bacillus anthracis, commonly referred to as anthrax.” On February 19, 2010, the FBI released a 92-page summary of evidence against Ivins and announced that it had concluded its investigation. The FBI conclusions have been contested by many, including senior microbiologists and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) who was among the targets in the attack. While not outright rejecting the theory of Ivins’ involvement, Leahy has asserted that “If he is the one who sent the letter, I do not believe in any way, shape or manner that he is the only person involved in this attack on Congress and the American people. I do not believe that at all.” A panel from the National Academy of Sciences reviewed the FBI’s scientific work on the case, and “conclude[d] that the bureau overstated the strength of genetic analysis linking the mailed anthrax to a supply kept by Bruce E. Ivins.” Although investigators also stated that “The totality of the evidence incriminating Dr. Ivins is overwhelming.”
On August 1st 2008, the FBI announced that U.S. Army scientist Bruce Ivins was the culprit behind the 2001 Anthrax Attacks… but that he had killed himself before they could arrest and charge him. Many leading experts are questioning the FBI’s case against Ivins which will never have to be proven in court because the suspect is dead. The former Deputy Commander of Fort Detrick, the top secret lab where Ivins worked, says he is convinced that Ivins could not have made the anthrax powder used in the attacks at Fort Detrick. And at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in September 2008 Senator Patrick Leahy, one of the targets of the anthrax laced letters sent to Congress, blasted FBI Director Robert Mueller saying he believed there were others who could be charged with MURDER!
Sandia — which used electron microscopes, unlike the FBI — reported only a tenth as much silicon in the New York Post letter as the bureau’s lab did. Sandia said it was all embedded in the spore coatings, where it wasn’t harmful.
The report said that the tests turned out to be negative but that the evidence was inconsistent, and it called for further review. Federal law enforcement officials said they thoroughly investigated the possibility of terrorist involvement in the anthrax atttacks and are certain there was none.
“For years, the FBI has claimed scientific evidence for its conclusion that anthrax spores found in the letters were linked to the anthrax bacteria found in Dr. Ivins’ lab,” said Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa). The report “shows that the science is not necessarily a slam-dunk. There are no more excuses for avoiding an independent review.”
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A top U.S. government scientist, suspected of the anthrax attacks, commits suicide. ABC News knows who is responsible for false reports blaming those attacks on Iraq, but refuses to say.
One Month After 9/11, McCain Said Anthrax ‘May Have Come From Iraq,’ Warned Iraq Is ‘The Second Phase’
On October 18, 2001, McCain appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman. When asked how the war in Afghanistan was progressing, McCain volunteered that the invasion of Iraq would be the “second phase” of the War on Terror. He preyed on the public’s fear at the time by claiming that the anthrax “may have come from Iraq”:
LETTERMAN: How are things going in Afghanistan now?
MCCAIN: I think we’re doing fine …. I think we’ll do fine. The second phase — if I could just make one, very quickly — the second phase is Iraq. There is some indication, and I don’t have the conclusions, but some of this anthrax may — and I emphasize may — have come from Iraq.
LETTERMAN: Oh is that right?
MCCAIN: If that should be the case, that’s when some tough decisions are gonna have to be made.
One Month After 9/11, McCain Said Anthrax ‘May Have Come From Iraq,’
Study: War blamed for 655,000 Iraqi deaths
War has wiped out about 655,000 Iraqis or more than 500 people a day since the U.S.-led invasion, a new study reports.
End of U.S. troops occasions minor reflection on war & destruction
The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq has spurred little new information on the scale of destruction in the 8 year, 8 month war. Professor Juan Cole had this to say:
An Iraqi Woman Regards the Human Cost of the War in Iraq
by Huda Ahmed
The Human Cost of the War in Iraq A Mortality Study, 2002-2006
Anew household survey of Iraq has found that approximately 600,000 people have been killed in the violence of the war that began with the U.S. invasion in March 2003.
Center for International Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
How many miltary casualities from USA and ALLIES:
The death toll for the war extends far beyond just United States casualties. Troops from other nations have also perished in the conflict. Among civilian dead, estimates typically reach well beyond 100,000, but a precise reckoning is unlikely to ever be known.
My question is for People of States:
When we are part of family you know what happens when your kid fight out of the home to others?
This issue have to by any means come back to home even you have a family system or not. This is What a government is doing in others homes and killing people on name of Peace and waving inside home as We are the Guardians and We are the PEACE MAKER. Being silent we are not equally responsible for this bloodshed on the Name of Resources or oil. And How many more people gonna be killed around the world either that was IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN, PALESTINE, PAKISTAN,SYRIA,KASMIR,BEHRAIN and as well in states. Killing one person is killing of Humanity and here are millions of People have been killed either the home USA or Allies are waging or causalities they are facing in return.
Oppression is oppression and naming different will not change the state either your land or our land.
We need to aware the people on any cost so they cant say we are under the siege of deception of all times by our media or governments.
This Message is for those 98% who are silent and who are not speaking for oppression and against government or the people who rule them. We have one thing Common that we keep on forgetting things soon like what was the reason this war was wagged even their was no grounds all stands on sand pillars. and Where are weapon of Mass Destruction and where are those biochemical or nukes or anthrax Attacks etc what next you gonna fool you Nation and Your People.
Don’t you see !
Don’t you think !
Don’t you Plan !
Wake up People of States. Nothing attacked you if someone did it was your own government by all means and controlling the media. and how long the will keep this bloodshed under the hood. and how long people will keep sleeping. There is always a light after a dark era. if you do not believe than go to history. they crossed all limits of atrocities and oppression of all times and used all possible weapons on human kind even. Oppressor have one identity and that is he do oppression same to all people either on his land or to a far land. So Speak and Raise your voice Before its too Late and Your and Our Generation have to pay.
Bruce Edwards Ivins this guy was a son and sibling and belong to a family and who killed him even raise voice for him.
Over 3,000 US troops have secretly returned to Iraq via Kuwait for missions pertaining to the recent developments in Syria and northern Iraq, Press TV reports.
According to our correspondent, the US troops have secretly entered Iraq in multiple stages and are mostly stationed at Balad military garrison in Salahuddin province and al-Asad air base in al-Anbar province.
Reports say the troops include US Army officers and almost 17,000 more are set to secretly return to Iraq via the same route.
Using media as in case of Iraq all being used and no weapon found and now after killing thousands of people now waging syria
How long People will silent on this atrocities
Either #Iraq #syria #iraqwar #palestine No Investigation for Bruce Edwards Ivins and nor be against Senator Nancy Schaefer and how many others being killed who ever raised voice against them, They give a Damn to their own people who gonna they care to people in other lands. They gonna wage and wage for resources. Killing is nothing but a game for them.
Is it not open #terrorism Why USA Voted for Israel?
Is USA Blind or covering what? why not for his people ?
Why not people of USA raise their voice together ?
Why not Now ?
Why lives are not so important for them ?
Thousands of thousands are dead due to this silence in all world and who killed them and for what ?
How many thousands this time ?