TITLE

The Tale of The Lying Defector

AUTHOR(S)
Hosenball, Mark; Barry, John
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);2/16/2004 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 143 Issue 7, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was relying on informants, and little else, regarding Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's mobile biological weapons laboratories. Iraqi informants; CIA's belief that Iraq had biological weapons capability; Secretary of State Colin Powell's address to the United Nations Security Council n 2003; How the mystery of the mobile labs has deepened; Thoughts on the fallibility of human intelligence gathering and failure of U.S. agencies to communicate; Insistence by the CIA that its main source is still credible.
ACCESSION #
12319439

 

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