April 20, 2006

Check out "60 Minutes" this Sunday: A Spy Speaks Out

"A CIA official who had a top role during the run-up to the Iraqi war charges the White House with ignoring intelligence that said there were no weapons of mass destruction or an active nuclear program in Iraq. The former highest ranking CIA officer in Europe, Tyler Drumheller, also says that while the intelligence community did give the White House some bad intelligence, it also gave the White House good intelligence — intelligence the administration chose to ignore...read on"

From what Tyler is telling us, (not that we didn't know) the administration cherry picked intel without verification because they wanted regime change in Iraq.

(h/t from a comment at Olbermann Watch)

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