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Report Cites 'Compelling Evidence' on Iraq's Weapons

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Report Cites 'Compelling Evidence' on Iraq's Weapons

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Report Cites 'Compelling Evidence' on Iraq's Weapons

Report Cites 'Compelling Evidence' on Iraq's Weapons

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The White House releases an intelligence assessment from October 2002. It concluded that left unchecked, Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq would have developed nuclear weapons by the end of the decade. But a footnote from the State Department raises doubts, calling reports suggesting Iraq had tried to purchase uranium from Africa "highly dubious." Hear NPR's Don Gonyea.

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