A Senate report on prewar intelligence has concluded that there was no evidence Saddam had ties with Al Qaeda. This is yet another confirmation of what we all, sadly, already know—not only about the realities of Mideast tyrants, but about the realities of liars in the Bush administration. Also, there are new tidbits inside.
The former CIA official who coordinated America’s intelligence in the Middle East accused the Bush administration of misusing prewar intelligence to hype the Iraq threat. | story This is a big deal: it’s the same unnerving story we heard firsthand from Richard Clarke when he left the White House.