Book Discussion on The WMD Mirage

Mr. Whitney talked about the book he edited The WMD Mirage: Iraq’s Decade of Deception and America’s False Premise for… read more

Mr. Whitney talked about the book he edited The WMD Mirage: Iraq’s Decade of Deception and America’s False Premise for War, published by Public Affairs. He argues that the United States relied on faulty intelligence in making the decision to go to war in Iraq. He was joined in the discussion by Patricia Wald, Commissioner of the Committee on the Intelligence Capabilities of the U.S. Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction; and Charles Duelfer, former head of the Iraq Survey Group. The panelists talked about the failures of the U.S. intelligence community as well as continuing questions about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. After the discussion, they responded to audience questions. close

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Book Discussion on The WMD Mirage

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186891-1
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 5, 2005
Last Aired:
Jun 25, 2005

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  • Jun 05, 2005 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 13, 2005 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2005 | 8:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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