Latest WMD report finds no evidence Iraq weapons transferred to Syria

[JURIST] The Iraq Survey Group investigating the existence of possible Iraqi weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) reported publicly Monday that it could find no evidence that any such weapons were transferred to Syria in an effort to hide them from inspectors, although it did not rule out the possibility of some unofficial transfers. Review the report text [PDF], posted on the CIA website. In a previous report [text] last year the ISG had said it had discovered no evidence of WMDs in Iraq itself despite the efforts of a 1700-person US team to find them. The US invaded Iraq in early 2003, citing, among other things, the threat posed by WMDs that it alleged were in the hands of then-Iraqi president Saddam Hussein despite reports from United Nations weapons inspectors led by Hans Blix that there was no evidence of such weapons. AP has more.

 

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