September 9, 2002

Is Bush confusing us or is he confused?

White House: Bush misstated report on Iraq

President meets with Blair
on strategy ahead of speech


NBC, MSNBC AND NEWS SERVICES

Sept. 7 —  Seeking to build a case Saturday that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was developing weapons of mass destruction, President Bush cited a satellite photograph and a report by the U.N. atomic energy agency as evidence of Iraq’s impending rearmament. But in response to a report by NBC News, a senior administration official acknowledged Saturday night that the U.N. report drew no such conclusion, and a spokesman for the U.N. agency said the photograph had been misinterpreted.

 


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