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Sen. Kennedy Presses Tenet on Iraq Intelligence

Democratic Sen. Edward Kennedy called on Friday on CIA Director George Tenet to state plainly whether he believed the White House altered or misused intelligence to justify the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. The veteran Massachusetts lawmaker said Tenet also must explain “why he waited until last month — nearly a year after the war started — to set the record straight” that the intelligence did not indicate Iraq posed the immediate threat depicted by the Bush administration. “Why wasn’t CIA Director Tenet correcting the president and the vice president and the secretary of defense a year ago, when it could have made a difference, when it could have prevented a needless war and saved so many lives?” Kennedy asked in a speech to the Council on Foreign Relations. Full Story

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