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Colin Powell demands answers over Curveball’s WMD lies | World news | The Guardian

Colin Powell, the US secretary of state at the time of the Iraq invasion, has called on the CIA and Pentagon to explain why they failed to alert him to the unreliability of a key source behind claims of Saddam Hussein’s bio-weapons capability.

Responding to the Guardian’s revelation that the source, Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi or “Curveball” as his US and German handlers called him, admitted fabricating evidence of Iraq’s secret biological weapons programme, Powell said that questions should be put to the US agencies involved in compiling the case for war.

Read more here: Colin Powell demands answers over Curveball’s WMD lies | World news | The Guardian.

See also: http://peacenews.org/2011/02/curveball-could-face-jail-for-warmongering-says-german-mp-the-guardian/

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