The (Very) Big Lie

Barone, Michael
November 2005
U.S. News & World Report;11/28/2005, Vol. 139 Issue 20, p45
The article discusses why the United States invaded Iraq. The prewar intelligence, according to government commissions, indicated Saddam Hussein's regime had weapons of mass destruction. Other reasons for going to war include that brutality of Hussein's regime and the opportunity to advance democracy in the Middle East. The Silberman-Robb commission found that U.S. President George W. Bush did not manipulate or lie about the prewar intelligence.


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