March 13, 2006 – US puts Iraqi documents on the Web:
conservative bloggers, eager to bolster the case for going to war against Iraq, have long argued for release of the documents. They gained a powerful ally last month in Michigan Republican Pete Hoekstra, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. In an interview with blogger Andrew Marcus, Hoekstra called for Negroponte to release the documents online. ”Unleash the power of the Net,” Hoekstra said. ”Let the blogosphere go.” Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, backed Hoekstra’s proposal.
November 3, 2006 – U.S. Web Archive Is Said to Reveal a Nuclear Primer:
in recent weeks, the site has posted some documents that weapons experts say are a danger themselves: detailed accounts of Iraq’s secret nuclear research before the 1991 Persian Gulf war. The documents, the experts say, constitute a basic guide to building an atom bomb.…
Officials of the International Atomic Energy Agency, fearing that the information could help states like Iran develop nuclear arms, had privately protested last week to the American ambassador to the agency, according to European diplomats who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the issue’s sensitivity. One diplomat said the agency’s technical experts “were shocked” at the public disclosures.
Last time two people were accused of revealing nuclear weapon designs, they wound up in the photo above, and then in his/hers electric chairs. I added Pat Roberts face to bring the whole thing up to date.
Trolls take note: these documents are from before the first Gulf War, you know, back when we were selling weapons to Hussein.