TITLE

TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCES

AUTHOR(S)
Auster, Bruce B.; Mazzetti, Mark; Pound, Edward T.
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/9/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 20, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the American intelligence report of Iraq being an immediate national threat to the United States because it had weapons of mass destruction, which led to the Iraq War, 2003. Question of whether the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush overstated the threat from Saddam Hussein; Concession of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency that Iraq probably destroyed the chemical weapons before the war began; Role of the office of Vice President Dick Cheney in pressing for action against Hussein; Idea that the White House told U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell what to include in his presentation to the United Nations Security Council; Details of secret debates over disputed documents; Finding of a connection between Saddam's regime and the al Qaeda organization of Osama bin Laden.
ACCESSION #
9912249

 

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