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Iraq & Al Qaeda

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Iraq & Al Qaeda

Iraq & Al Qaeda

Iraq & Al Qaeda

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NPR's Tom Gjelten reports on the Bush administration's push to link al Qaeda to Baghdad. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld says al Qaeda operatives may have received training in chemical and biological weapons in Iraq. Saddam Hussein's government denies the connection to fundamentalist Islamic movements like al Qaeda, and some intelligence officials say the information is not conclusive. (4:05)
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