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Intelligence Report to Assess Threat Posed by Terrorists

American intelligence agencies are drafting a report that could address whether the Iraq war has increased or decreased the foreign terrorist threat to the United States, but it will not be completed before Election Day, according to senior government officials.In an internal memorandum sent to the White House in August, the C.I.A. declined to take a position on whether overthrowing Saddam Hussein had made America “safer,” the officials said. Spokesmen for the C.I.A. and the White House said that stance reflected the agency’s unwillingness to become involved in policy judgments. But in that memorandum, administration officials acknowledged, the agency proposed “factual corrections” to assertions included in a draft fact sheet prepared by the White House titled “America Is Safer Without Saddam Hussein.”Full Story

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