Bad Memories

Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose María Aznar has been touring South America promoting his memoirs, Eight Years in Government. But back home, Spaniards are up in arms about events barely covered in the book. The panel investigating the government's response to Madrid's March 11 terrorist attacks, in which 191 people died, continues to turn up indications that while still in power, Aznar's government blamed eta for the attacks, even though the evidence pointed to al-Qaeda. Last week, Civil Guard General José Manuel García Varela told the panel that at 2 p.m. on March 13, then Interior Minister Angel Acebes was told...

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