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Colin Powell demands answers over false Iraq intel: reports

Posted By admin On February 17, 2011 @ 4:50 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Feb 17, 2011

LONDON — Ex-secretary of state Colin Powell called on the CIA and Pentagon to explain how he was given unreliable information which proved key to the US case for invading Iraq, the Guardian reported Wednesday.

Powell’s landmark speech to the United Nations on February 5, 2003, cited intelligence about Iraq leader Saddam Hussein’s bioweapons programme gained from a defector, codenamed Curveball.

But he has now admitted that he lied to topple the dictator, in an interview with the Guardian.

“It has been known for several years that the source called Curveball was totally unreliable,” Powell told the British newspaper.

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[4] Defector admits to WMD lies that triggered Iraq war: http://www.prisonplanet.com/defector-admits-to-wmd-lies-that-triggered-iraq-war.html

[5] “Curveball” Reiterates Confession About Iraq War Lies: http://www.prisonplanet.com/%e2%80%9ccurveball%e2%80%9d-reiterates-confession-about-iraq-war-lies.html

[6] Colin Powell Endorses The Greater Evil, Not Ron Paul or Bob Barr: http://www.prisonplanet.com/colin-powell-endorses-the-greater-evil-not-ron-paul-or-bob-barr.html

[7] How Colin Powell Got Duped by the CIA: http://www.prisonplanet.com/how-colin-powell-got-duped-by-the-cia.html

[8] Guardian: U.S., U.K. Ignored Pre-war Reports of No Active WMD in Iraq: http://www.prisonplanet.com/guardian-u-s-u-k-ignored-pre-war-reports-of-no-active-wmd-in-iraq.html

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