TITLE

WHAT WENT WRONG

AUTHOR(S)
Barry, John; Hosenball, Mark; Isikoff, Michael; Lipper, Tamara; Nordland, Rod; Dickey, Christopher; Caryl, Christian
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Newsweek;2/9/2004, Vol. 143 Issue 6, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the gap between perception and reality regarding Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs. Testimony of David Kay, head of the Iraq Survey Group, before the Senate Armed Services Committee; Background on the U.S. intelligence failure in Iraq; The Central Intelligence Agency's defense of its assessments; Argument that analysts were relying on outdated information; Role of Donald Rumsfeld in leading an investigation into Iraq's weapons program; Speculation on why dictator Saddam Hussein refused to admit Iraq had no weapons; Focus of the President George W. Bush administration on other justifications for the war. INSET: TRUTH, CONSEQUENCES AND THE ROAD TO WAR.
ACCESSION #
12119691

 

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