Tim Blair


New Criterion



Sunday, June 27, 2004

Reader SB found this reported by the China daily.
Russian President Vladimir Putin stepped into the U.S. political campaign on Thursday, saying the Democrats had "no moral right" to criticize President Bush over Iraq.
Putin despises the Democrats more than the Republicans, like most of the US's traditional and former enemies. America's former friends on the other hand...

Go to Peking to find what the Australian media won't report.

Putin also made it clear that Russia thought Saddam's Iraq a threat to the US.
The Russian President says his intelligence services received several reports that Saddam Hussein was planning to strike the United States and that they passed on that information to their American counterparts.