Senate Report Blasts CIA's Prewar Iraq Intelligence

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A report issued Friday by the bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee says claims that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction were "not supported by the underlying intelligence." The report blames the CIA for overstating the threat and criticizes outgoing CIA Director George Tenet for skewing advice to top policy makers. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and NPR's Tom Gjelten.

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