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  • July 17, 2003

    The Truth Emerges, Sort Of

    Aha! So Tenet is the guy
    Responsible for Bush's lie
    About the Niger A-bomb deal
    That from the start was quite unreal.
    The Niger lie's off Tenet's chest.

    Calvin Trillin

  • July 17, 2003

    Nigergate Thuggery

    Did senior Bush officials blow the cover of a US intelligence officer working covertly in a field of vital importance to national security--and break the law--in order to strike at a Bush Admin

    David Corn

  • July 2, 2003

    WMD: Who Knew What?

    "Intelligence is an art, not a science," says Deputy Defense Secretary Wolfowitz. Secretary of State Powell observes, "There are always debates about intelligence subjects.

    David Corn

  • June 26, 2003

    Letter From Ground Zero

    A small journalistic cottage industry has grown up demonstrating that the Bush Administration took the nation to war against Iraq under false pretenses.

    Jonathan Schell

  • June 26, 2003

    The ‘Dodgy Dossier’

    Like Kaa the python in Disney's Jungle Book, Tony Blair has staked his career on a single hypnotic refrain.

    Maria Margaronis


  • June 19, 2003

  • June 12, 2003

    Letter From Ground Zero

    It is notoriously difficult to prove a negative. At what point can you be sure that something does not in fact exist?

    Jonathan Schell

  • June 12, 2003

    The ‘Intelligence’ Game

    As quixotic searches for "weapons of mass destruction" in Iraq continue to yield little more than chagrin, the Washington establishment is growing restive.

    Jason Vest

  • June 11, 2003

    Bad Iraq Data From Start to Finish

    Americans were duped: Evidence of Administration manipulation and mendacity just keeps rolling in.

    Robert Scheer

  • June 5, 2003

    Iraq’s WMD Intelligence

    "What amazes me is that the President himself is not clamoring for an investigation."

    Senator Robert C. Byrd