While we are on the subject of controversy....
Does the Pentagon believe that the voices threatening the American ships the other day were actually picked up from onshore radio and not connected to the small ships they saw approaching them? Why, if so, was the onshore radio, which would have been picked up at a different time and place, merged with video and by whom?
Curioser and curioser. This, as Museum of Hoaxes points out, in a week when the formal documentation proving that the Gulf of Tonkin incident that launched the Vietnam War never happened was finally declassified.
Is the American military spinning against a Persian War as strongly as the Joint Chiefs who were shuffled from their posts over the past three years resisted the idea in private, according to friends of mine and to published intelligence authors?