A Question Of Trust

Duffy, Michael; Carney, James; Calabresi, Massimo; Cooper, Matthew; Zagorin, Adam; Dickerson, John F.; McAllister, J. F. O.; Purvis, Andrew
July 2003
Time;7/21/2003, Vol. 162 Issue 3, p22
Focuses on United States President George W. Bush, in light of intelligence data and allegations made about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction (WMD) that led to the Iraq War 2003. Impact of the allegations on President Bush's credibility, since the intelligence data was found to be inaccurate; Role of U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director George Tenet in diffusing the blame for the intelligence errors; People involved in the controversy, including Condoleezza Rice and Dick Cheney; Evidence that Iraq was purchasing 'yellowcake' uranium oxide from Niger; Focus on how the Bush Administration was trying to build support for an invasion of Iraq; Discussion of the wording of the 2003 State of the Union speech given by President Bush; Indication that Colin Powell did not refer to the uranium during the United Nations Security Council meeting; How the threat of Saddam Hussein with WMD promoted President Bush as a politician. INSET: WHAT ELSE MAY HAVE BEEN WRONG?.


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