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BUYING THE WAR: Additional Interviews

SCOTT RITTER

Scott Ritter was the UN's top weapons inspector in Iraq until 1998, when he resigned claiming President Clinton was too easy on Saddam. Ritter is an outspoken critic of the Iraq War. Ritter is also critical of the role the media played in the days before the invasion. You can hear more from his interview with producer Kathleen Hughes.

Read more:

  • Scott Ritter: Facts needed before Iraq attack, CNN.com, July 17, 2002
  • "Exclusive: Scott Ritter in His Own Words," TIME, September 7, 2002.



    See below for additional interviews with journalist Kristina Borjesson and former weapons inspector David Albright
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    Kristina Borjesson
    Kristina Borjesson is a journalist and editor of INTO THE BUZZSAW: LEADING JOURNALISTS EXPOSE THE MYTH OF A FREE PRESS and FEET TO THE FIRE: THE MEDIA AFTER 9/11, TOP JOURNALISTS SPEAK OUT. Read excerpts from her interview with "Buying the War" producer Kathleen Hughes.

    David Albright
    David Albright is a physicist, is President of the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) in Washington DC. in his position as a former Iraqi weapons inspector and director of ISIS, he was a source for many in the media during the run up to Iraq, including Joby Warrick "Evidence on Iraq Challenged; Experts Question if Tubes Were Meant for Weapons Program," THE WASHINGTON POST, September 19, 2002 and Bob Simon at CBS's 60 MINUTES.Read excerpts from his interview with "Buying the War" producer Kathleen Hughes.

    Published on April 25, 2007

    Also This Week:

    INTERACTIVE TIMELINE
    Explore the media coverage surrounding the case for war in Iraq with our interactive timeline of video, headlines and documents

    PRE-WAR MEDIA SLIDESHOW
    Explore the some of the media coverage surrounding the case for war in Iraq with our headline slideshow

    BIOGRAPHIES AND TERMS
    Below you'll find information on people and terms referred to in "Buying the War"

    ARTICLE LIBRARY
    Review the press coverage by paper and network

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