Iraq WMD Questioned David Kay, who recently resigned as head of the U.S. group searching for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, now says he doesn't think stockpiles of such weapons existed. He no longer believes that Iraq had a large-scale production program in the 1990s. The Bush administration disagrees, and stands by its previous assessments, though Secretary of State Colin Powell said Saturday "we don't know yet." Hear Kay and NPR's Liane Hansen.
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Iraq Arms Inspector Casts Doubt on WMD Claims

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Iraq Arms Inspector Casts Doubt on WMD Claims

Iraq Arms Inspector Casts Doubt on WMD Claims

Kay's Stance Differs with White House View of Situation in Iraq

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David Kay, who recently resigned as head of the U.S. group searching for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, now says he doesn't think stockpiles of such weapons existed. He no longer believes that Iraq had a large-scale production program in the 1990s.

The Bush administration disagrees, and stands by its previous assessments.

Kay joins NPR's Liane Hansen for an extended discussion.