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Iraq War / Tenet's Book #858659

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 27, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Martha Raddatz) The accusations from former CIA director "At the Center of the Storm" author George Tenet that the administration invaded Iraq without serious debate examined; details given about use of the phrase "slam dunk"' in referring to Iraq by Tenet and by President Bush's administration and about how far the administration went in making the case for war. [September 10, 2006, on "Meet the Press," Vice President Dick CHENEY - refers to Tenet's phrase "slam dunk."] [On "60 Minutes," TENET - says he told White House chief of staff Andrew Card that he believed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.] [August 26, 2002, CHENEY - says we are convinced Saddam will acquire weapons of mass destruction.] The White House response noted and the question of why Tenet has taken so long to make his points about intelligence and policy discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Raddatz, Martha

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