Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Vanity Fair: The Gaza Bombshell

From Vanity Fair: "Vanity Fair has obtained confidential documents, since corroborated by sources in the U.S. and Palestine, which lay bare a covert initiative, approved by Bush and implemented by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Deputy National Security Adviser Elliott Abrams, to provoke a Palestinian civil war. The plan was for forces led by [Mohammad] Dahlan, and armed with new weapons supplied at America’s behest, to give Fatah the muscle it needed to remove the democratically elected Hamas-led government from power. (The State Department declined to comment.)"

Read the entire article here >

Read the confidential documents used in writing the article here >

See the following articles from Electronic Intifada for more background: