Bush Knew More Than He Let On About IraqBush never let the nation in on the fact that the Energy and State departments had given him reports that cast major doubts on Saddam's WMD capacity and his willingness to attack the U.S. The National Journal has this major exclusive. It has become undeniable that Bush & Co. never had any intention of allowing America to properly weigh all the evidence available on Saddam's prewar capabilities and intentions. (Hat tip: Brad Blog)
Two highly classified intelligence reports delivered directly to President Bush before the Iraq war cast doubt on key public assertions made by the president, Vice President Cheney, and other administration officials as justifications for invading Iraq and toppling Saddam Hussein, according to records and knowledgeable sources.
The president received highly classified intelligence reports containing information at odds with his justifications for going to war.
The first report, delivered to Bush in early October 2002, was a one-page summary of a National Intelligence Estimate that discussed whether Saddam’s procurement of high-strength aluminum tubes was for the purpose of developing a nuclear weapon.
Truthdig says: It has become undeniable that Bush & Co. never had any intention of allowing America to properly weigh all the evidence available on Saddam’s prewar capabilities and intentions.Wait, before you go…
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