Iraq Intelligence

November 5, 2003 3:00 AM

Saddam wanted secret negotiations with U.S., officials say

Intermediaries for ousted dictator Saddam Hussein made numerous attempts to open secret contacts with the Bush administration to head off a U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, but the administration rebuffed or ignored the efforts, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

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