Chelabi – what a guy…

By May 20, 2004No Comments

A bit of politics inbetwixt my daily “new job” posts – The Truth About Ahmed Chalabi. As one commentator put it: “Don’t get me wrong–I’d be thrilled to win the raffle to get to kick Chalabi’s feet out from under him on the gallow, but this guy’s story is pretty cool. Can you imagine hiding out for like 30 years and hatching a plot to fool the largest superpower in the world into stealing a country for you? And then actually trying that plan? And then, thanks to the willing stupidity of people who actively sought to be tricked by a guy named “Curveball,” having the plan actually work?

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