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Britain's Iraq Intelligence Berated in Butler Report

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Britain's Iraq Intelligence Berated in Butler Report

Britain's Iraq Intelligence Berated in Butler Report

Britain's Iraq Intelligence Berated in Butler Report

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The Senate Intelligence Report on Iraq
» Read the Senate Intelligence Committee's conclusions on prewar intelligence failures.

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Note: Portions of the documents have been blacked out by the committee at the CIA's request.

A report on the quality of Britain's pre-war intelligence on Iraq has found "serious flaws" and no evidence that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction ready for use. The inquiry also concluded that Prime Minister Tony Blair did not deliberately distort intelligence to justify the invasion of Iraq. Susan Chislett reports.