Postwar: The Search for Weapons of Mass Destruction
Former chief weapons inspector Hans Blix offers his perspective
on the debate over the status of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction
Feb. 6, 2004
Margaret Warner leads a discussion on President Bush's new prewar
intelligence commission with Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., the current
chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and the committee's
former chairman, Sen. Bob Graham, D-Fla.
Feb. 6, 2004
White House statement creating intelligence commission
President Bush executive order creating commission
Feb. 5, 2004
CIA chief George Tenet defends CIA prewar intelligence.
Two senators react to Tenet's speech and the agency's assessment
of Iraqi weapons programs.
Feb. 3, 2004
Prime Minister Tony Blair orders an inquiry into the intelligence
the British government used in deciding to go to war with Iraq.
announcement from Foreign Minister Jack Straw
Feb. 3, 2004
Following President Bush's announcement of a new commission to
examine U.S. intelligence operations, historians and authors discuss
past errors in intelligence-gathering and their consequences.
Feb. 2, 2004
White House press secretary confirms President Bush is creating
commission to investigate prewar Iraq intelligence.
Jan 30, 2004
Former CIA Directors John Deutch and R. James Woolsey discuss
the intelligence behind the assertion that Iraq had weapons of
Jan. 29, 2004
Former chief weapons inspector David Kay speaks to Jim Lehrer
about his findings and testimony before Congress.
Jan. 28, 2004
Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Carl Levin, D-Mich., discuss former
lead U.S. weapons inspector David Kay's testimony before Congress
Jan. 16, 2004
CRS Report to Congress -- U.S. Intelligence and Policymaking on
Oct. 10, 2003
Vice President Dick Cheney speaks at the Heritage Foundation.
Oct. 3, 2003
President Bush and congressional Democrats responded to CIA weapons
investigator David Kay's testimony that his team has not yet found
any weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
Oct. 2, 2003
David Kay talks to Jim Lehrer about weapons search.
Full statement by David Kay on interim Iraq Survey Group
President Bush addresses U.N. assembly.
Rolf Ekeus, a U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991 to 1997,
speaks with Jim Lehrer about the continuing failure to find banned
weapons in Iraq.
In an interview with Jim Lehrer, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld
defends Iraq intelligence and the rationale for war.
July 30, 2003
National security adviser Condoleezza Rice defends the administration's
July 18, 2003
The White House releases declassified excerpts from a classified
October 2002 intelligence document that cited "compelling
evidence" that Iraq was trying to reconstitute its nuclear
program before the war.
Two members of the Senate Intelligence Committee discuss the controversy
over the Bush administration's prewar intelligence on Iraq's weapons
July 14, 2003
Sir Jeremy Greenstock, the United Kingdom's incoming envoy to
Iraq, discusses the coalition's case for going to war with Iraq
and the faulty intelligence used in the president's State of the
July 11, 2003
Washington Post's Walter Pincus details the intelligence problems;
Tenet takes responsibility for incorrect Niger assertion in President
Bush's State of the Union address.
July 11, 2003
Statement of CIA Director George Tenet on how false information
on Iraqi efforts to procure uranium from Niger was included in
the president's State of the Union address.
July 3, 2003
Iraq Prewar Intelligence Flawed
June 16, 2003
Two members of the Senate Intelligence Committee discuss the committee's
review of prewar intelligence on Iraq.
The Defense Intelligence Agency issues declassified excerpts on
Iraq's chemical warfare program from its September 2002 study.
June 2, 2003
Two senators discuss whether the intelligence estimates on Iraq
were either faulty or exaggerated.
May 29, 2003
Nearly two months after the fall of Baghdad, coalition troops
have not found definitive proof of weapons of mass destruction
May 28, 2003
CIA Intelligence Assessment: Iraqi Mobile Biological Warfare Agent
May 5, 2003
With a top Iraqi biological weapons expert reportedly in U.S.
custody, U.S.-led coalition forces continue their search for evidence
of biological, chemical or nuclear weapons in Iraq.
May 4, 2003
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld talks of search for weapons
of mass destruction
May 1, 2003
President Bush Announces End to Major Combat