4,315. 12/19/2002

“The CIA’s concerns about the Niger report had led to its excision from [President] Bush’s Cincinnati [Ohio] speech in October [7, 2002]. But by December [19, 2002] the claim had reappeared, when a State Department ‘Fact Sheet’ composed by John Bolton’s nonproliferation bureau charged that the Iraqi WMD declaration, among other things, had ‘ignore[ed] efforts to procure uranium from Niger.’ ”

 – Karen DeYoung, Soldier: The Life of Colin Powell, Page 423

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