The White House and Iraq's Nuclear Hopes NPR's Robert Siegel talks with David Barstow, lead author of a New York Times story about disputed intelligence used as part of the rationale for war in Iraq. Barstow and his colleagues Jeff Gerth and William Broad lay out what the administration knew about tens of thousands of aluminum tubes procured by Saddam Hussein. The Bush administration claimed the tubes proved Iraq was trying to build nuclear weapons -- a claim the reporters say was disputed.
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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with David Barstow, lead author of a New York Times story about disputed intelligence used as part of the rationale for war in Iraq. Barstow and his colleagues Jeff Gerth and William Broad lay out what the administration knew about tens of thousands of aluminum tubes procured by Saddam Hussein. The Bush administration claimed the tubes proved Iraq was trying to build nuclear weapons — a claim the reporters say was disputed.