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Johannes_P t1_ja87viv wrote

Well, US intelligence knew Iraq had no WMD and that reports stating otherwise were unreliable; the political leadership wanted war.


gbs5009 t1_ja939ga wrote

They had old chemical weapons lying around. The issue was whether or not they had restarted manufacturing.


goodstorydan t1_ja9ixfv wrote

…which we knew they hadn’t.

They went out of their way to drum up “evidence” to justify invading Iraq. It was bad.