5,382. 9/29/2003

As mentioned in The New York Times on September 29, 2003, despite paying around $4 million a year for intelligence obtained from Iraqi presidential hopeful Ahmed Chalabi: “The DIA [Defense Intelligence Agency] conducted an internal assessment of the information on Iraq provided by Chalabi’s defectors and concluded that most of it ‘was of little or no value.’ ”

 – James Bamford, A Pretext for War, Page 339

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