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Blair Says Iraq Has Some al-Qaida Links

British Prime Minister Tony Blair asserted Wednesday that Iraq has some links with Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida network, despite a British Broadcasting Corp. report that British intelligence has discounted any ties. Blair said, however, that he did not base his support for possible military action against Iraq on any such links. The BBC said a leaked document, written by an intelligence unit at the Ministry of Defense three weeks ago, concluded there is “no current link” between Iraq and al-Qaida. The document said a past effort by the two to work together had fallen apart over ideological differences. Full Story

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