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Anthrax (2)

Friday 1st August 2008

The apparent death by suicide of Bruce Ivins raises enormous questions.

Glenn Greenwald's Salon article discusses some of them. Not the least of these is: if he was behind the anthrax letters, what were his motives? More importantly, who was spreading the disinformation that there was a connection to Iraq? And why were certain people advised to take Cipro (anthrax antidote) before the anthrax letters were sent (as described by Richard Cohen of the Washington Post, quoted in Greenwald's article).

The attacks were not entirely unexpected. I had been told soon after Sept. 11 to secure Cipro, the antidote to anthrax. The tip had come in a roundabout way from a high government official, and I immediately acted on it. I was carrying Cipro way before most people had ever heard of it.

In the light of this it is very plausible that, as alleged by Judicial Watch, that White House staff were taking Cipro from September 11th 2001 onwards:


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