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British Spy Chief Defends Iraq Dossier

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British Spy Chief Defends Iraq Dossier

British Spy Chief Defends Iraq Dossier

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Testifying before a judicial inquiry, top British intelligence official John Scarlett denies that his office was pressured by Prime Minister Tony Blair's staff to exaggerate evidence showing that Iraq posed an imminent threat to Britain. New polls suggest 67 percent of Britons believe Blair misled the public about the Iraqi threat. Hear NPR's Guy Raz.

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