4,282. 12/15/2002

“In December 2002 the CIA was asked to write an official evaluation of Iraq’s ‘Currently Accurate, Full and Complete Disclosure’ of its weapons programs–a 12,000-page document delivered to the UN inspectors as required by the Security Council’s Resolution 1441, which sent inspectors back into Iraq and started the countdown to war…Vice President Dick Cheney argued that the ‘Full and Complete Disclosure’ was the poisoned apple which would bring down Saddam Hussein, since he could never comply honestly with the demand.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Thomas Powers, The Military Error, Page 28

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