Even the Aussie's Saw What Was to Come
Along with the Millions around the World!
July 22, 2010 Six years after public rap, Keelty judgment on terror upheld
FORMER Australian Federal Police chief Mick Keelty's judgment that the Iraq war had increased the terrorist threat has been vindicated.
It has taken six long years, but he has been vindicated in thunderous fashion during the British inquiry into the US-led conflict.
After the 2004 Madrid train bombings, Mr Keelty agreed during that if al-Qaeda proved to be responsible for the Madrid train bombings, then it was likely the US-led war in Iraq was a motivating factor for terrorists.
He was promptly jumped on by the Howard government for contradicting its line on the war.
Yesterday, he was belatedly backed in spectacular fashion by former director-general of MI5 Lady Eliza Manningham-Buller, who told Britain's Chilcot inquiry into the war that the Iraq invasion had substantially increased the threat of terrorist attacks and was a significant factor behind the radicalisation of young Muslims. Continued
And now sadly will continue for at least the next couple of decades!