Study Finds No Link Between Saddam, bin Laden A Pentagon-sponsored study of 600,000 Iraqi documents captured after the 2003 invasion shows that no direct operation link existed between Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden's terrorist network. The Bush administration claimed such a relationship to support its arguments for invading Iraq.
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Study Finds No Link Between Saddam, bin Laden

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Study Finds No Link Between Saddam, bin Laden

Study Finds No Link Between Saddam, bin Laden

Study Finds No Link Between Saddam, bin Laden

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The Report

Read the Executive Summary of the Iraqi Perspectives Project review.

A Pentagon-sponsored study of 600,000 Iraqi documents captured after the 2003 invasion shows that no direct operation link existed between Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden's terrorist network.

The Bush administration claimed such a relationship to support its arguments for invading Iraq, though the U.S. intelligence community had conflicting evidence on the issue.

The study of the documents reportedly was completed last year by a federally funded think tank, the Institute for Defense Analyses.