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Iraq-al Qaeda Link Questioned

abu-ghraib.jpgThe New York Times has a story, “Report Warned Bush Team About Intelligence Doubts:”

“It is possible he does not know any further details; it is more likely this individual is intentionally misleading the debriefers,” the February 2002 report said. “Ibn al-Shaykh has been undergoing debriefs for several weeks and may be describing scenarios to the debriefers that he knows will retain their interest.”

Well, gosh, I wonder why he felt a need to ‘retain their interest?’