Cheat-Seeking Missles

Saturday, November 25, 2006

NYT Admits, Stonewalls On Terror Charities

Here's a curious and telling juxtaposition in today's news. First, the lead paragraph of the lead story on the NYT web site:
The insurgency in Iraq is now self-sustaining financially, raising tens of millions of dollars a year from oil smuggling, kidnapping, counterfeiting, corrupt charities and other crimes that the Iraqi government and its American patrons have been largely unable to prevent, a classified United States government report has concluded. (emphasis added)
And here's the lead paragraph and last paragraph of a Michelle Malkin post today:
Blabbermouths at the New York Times, who have been accused by federal prosecutors of tipping off Islamic charities fronting for terror, want Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to protect them ...

The NYTimes' refusal to cooperate with the feds to find illegal leakers in these counterterrorism cases deserves to be on the front page. Spread the word.
Ironically, the NYT article states:
The report says American efforts to follow the financing trails have been hamstrung by a weak Iraqi government and its nascent intelligence agencies; a lack of communication between American agencies, and between the Americans and the Iraqis; and the nature of the insurgent economy itself, primarily sustained by manual transfers of money rather than more easily traceable means.
Add to the list an unconscionable New York Times, quick to leak documents (like the one that is the basis of this story -- a report discredited by experts), willing to aid and abet the enemy, and ruthless in its defense of its reprehensible actions.

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