MI6 and CIA were told before invasion that Iraq had no active WMD

open quoteFresh evidence is revealed today about how MI6 and the CIA were told through secret channels by Saddam Hussein’s foreign minister and his head of intelligence that Iraq had no active weapons of mass destruction.

Tony Blair told parliament before the war that intelligence showed Iraq’s nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons programme was “active”, “growing” and “up and running”.

A special BBC Panorama programme tonight will reveal how British and US intelligence agencies were informed by top sources months before the invasion that Iraq had no active WMD programme, and that the information was not passed to subsequent inquiries.close quote (Read more)

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  1. The comment states, “Saddam Hussein’s foreign minister” said?

    And his minister of information at the radio/tv station
    was broadcasting that Iraq was winning when marines
    arrested him?

    Ask about credibility of information.

    No active nuclear program? But the regime did have
    the knowledge, expertize and desire.

    And what was in those secret cargos shipped to Syria?
    See if you can find the manifest of those cargos?

    And for those of us around at the beginning who listened
    to words from Washington, nuclear programs were only
    one element of war. Not as post attack anti war media
    painted picture.

    Remember that Iraq invaded Kuwait, then an independent
    country.

    Seek better truth…

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