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935 False Statements about Iraq leads to War
23 January, 2008, 12:03 pm
Filed under: politics

Wow. We knew they were lying. But did we know how much they were lying? The Center for Public Integrity counted 935 false statements about the situation in Iraq.

It is now beyond dispute that Iraq did not possess any weapons of mass destruction or have meaningful ties to Al Qaeda. This was the conclusion of numerous bipartisan government investigations, including those by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (2004 and 2006), the 9/11 Commission, and the multinational Iraq Survey Group, whose “Duelfer Report” established that Saddam Hussein had terminated Iraq’s nuclear program in 1991 and made little effort to restart it.

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