AP on Iraq: Weak Case


A widely reprinted AP analysis of the Bush administration's case for war with Iraq is pretty devastating.

Writes Charles J. Hanley:

The most detailed U.S. case for invading Iraq was laid out Feb. 5 in a U.N. address by Secretary of State Colin Powell. Six months later, months of war and revelation, the Powell case can be examined in a new light, analyzed here by an AP correspondent who was in Baghdad, Iraq, when Powell made his case for war.

Six months after that Feb. 5 appearance, the file does look thin.

Read the whole thing here.