Iraq Intelligence

McClatchy (Knight Ridder) Iraq Intelligence Archive 2001 - 2007

McClatchy Newspapers

Coverage of the Iraq Intelligence articles from 2001 to 2007.


Former CIA Director Looks for Evidence that Iraq Had Role in Attacks, 10/11/01

Experts say Iraq, Hussein not likely tied to terrorist attacks, 9/22/01


Bush Administration scoffs at Iraq's weapons report, 12/20/02

White House maintains its case against Iraq, 12/6/02

Infighting among U.S. intelligence agencies fuels dispute over Iraq, 10/24/02

Some in Bush administration have misgivings about Iraq policy, 10/8/02

CIA report reveals analysts' split over extent of Iraqi nuclear threat, 10/4/02

Iraq Has Been Unable to Get Fuel for Nuclear Bomb, Experts Say, 9/12/02

Lack of hard evidence of Iraqi weapons worries top U.S. officials, 9/6/02

Planning Unit Is Another Sign Bush Is Preparing to Oust Saddam, 8/16/02

Top Senate Republican joins push for congressional approval of any Iraq attack, 8/1/02

Lawmakers to grapple with Bush's Iraq Policy during hearings, 7/22/02

Iran - not Iraq - is top terrorism sponsor, U.S. report says, 3/22/02

Bush's unconditional declaration of war raises questions, concerns, 3/8/02

Iraqi opposition leader suspected of misusing U.S. funds, but may get more, 2/20/02

Bush has decided to overthrow Hussein, 2/13/02

Bush's 'axis of evil' statements cause worldwide controversy, 1/31/02


More Iraqis supporting resistance, CIA report says, 11/11/03

Saddam wanted secret negotiations with U.S., officials say, 11/5/03

CIA investigated tip on WMD from previously discredited source, 10/14/03

Questions, criticism surround information that led to start of war, 7/18/03

No real planning for postwar Iraq, 7/11/03

Bush administration pushed for proof linking Saddam, al-Qaida, 7/3/03

Internal review backs CIA on Iraq, but notes lack of details, 7/2/03

U. N. committee finds no connection between Iraq, al-Qaida, 6/26/03

White House was warned of dubious intelligence used in speech, official says, 6/12/03

Data didn't back Bush claims on Iraqi weapons, offåicials say, 6/6/03

Failure to find weapons in Iraq leads to intelligence scrutiny, 6/2/03

Troubling questions over justification for war in Iraq, 5/30/03

Some in Bush Administration turn sights on Syria, 4/11/03

Bush faces tough choices for Post-War Iraq, 4/10/03

Bush's aides did not warn that U.S troops could face stiff resistance in Iraq, 3/31/03

For Bush, support for war with Iraq comes with a price tag, 2/19/03

Rifts could derail plans for transition to democracy in Iraq, 2/13/03


U.S. isn't winning against Iraqi insurgents, agencies warn, 12/17/04

After day of cabinet resignations, many fear a shift to the right, 11/17/04

Bush administration planning to increase pressure on Iran, 12/7/04

Bush expected to capitalize on victory by moving quickly in Iraq, 11/3/04

Post-election purge, reform appears likely within CIA, 10/22/04

Post-war planning non-existent, 10/17/04

Iraq's future path uncertain because of insurgency, 10/17/04

Iraq reconstruction efforts overcome by ongoing violence, 9/16/04

Surge in violence threatens Iraq elections, U.S. exit strategy, 9/14/04

Terror arrests part of global effort to foil attacks, 8/5/04

Former CIA director used Pentagon ties to introduce Iraqi defector, 7/15/04

Intelligence experts cast doubt on ties between Iraq, al-Qaida, 6/21/04

Alliance between Chalabi, U.S. conservatives now in ruins, 5/28/04

Relationship with Chalabi proves costly for Bush administration, 5/23/04

Officials investigate how INC's Chalabi obtained U.S. intelligence, 5/21/04

Iraqi group linked to questionable intelligence loses U.S. funding, 5/18/04

White House released claims of defector deemed unreliable by CIA, 5/17/04

Iraqi exile group may have violated rules barring it from lobbying, 4/22/04

Intelligence memo before 9-11 noted suspicions of possible hijackings, 4/10/04

As fighting continues, quest to bring democracy to Iraq nears failure, 4/9/04

Senior U.S. officials say battle could be turning point in Iraq, 4/6/04

INC supplied defectors who were sources of questionable pre-war information, officials say, 4/3/04

With 90 days to handover of Iraq control, U.S. faces big obstacles, 4/2/04

Faulty intelligence continues to plague U.S. efforts in Iraq, 3/19/04

Iraqi exile group fed false information to news media, 3/15/04

White House responds to Knight Ridder article, 3/12/04

CIA director disputes Cheney assertions on Iraq, 3/9/04

Doubts cast on efforts to link Saddam, al-Qaida, 3/2/04

Iraqi National Congress faces growing number of investigations, 2/27/04

Rumsfeld advisor who vocally endorsed Saddam's ouster resigns, 2/25/04

Officials: U.S. still paying millions to group that provided false Iraqi intelligence, 2/21/04

Most pre-war information from Iraqi defectors was iffy, officials say, 2/13/04

Panel to probe whether officials exaggerated prewar intelligence, 2/12/04

Doubts, dissent stripped from public version of Iraq assessment, 2/9/04

What went wrong with Iraq intelligence? 2/6/04

Intelligence officials warned that Iraq WMD information was iffy, 2/6/04

Knight Ridder journalists honored for stories on war planning, 2/4/04

Iraq intelligence efforts led by Cheney magnified errors, officials say, 2/2/04


Operatives say CIA exemption on torture a mistake, 11/10/05

Iraqi politician denies giving false prewar intelligence to U.S., 11/9/2005

Questions about Chalabi pose dilemma for Bush administration, 11/6/2005

Italy provided U.S. with faulty uranium intelligence, officials insist - 11/04/2005

Cheney's new security adviser linked to bogus information on Iraq - 10/31/2005

Indictment doesn't clear up mystery at heart of CIA leak probe - 10/28/2005

CIA leak illustrates selective use of intelligence on Iraq - 10/25/2005

Amidst doubts, CIA hangs on to control of Iraqi intelligence service, 5/8/05

"Downing Street" memo indicates Bush made intelligence fit Iraq policy, 5/5/05

Big gaps remain in intelligence on al-Qaida, report finds, 3/31/05

U.S. intelligence on Iraq `dead wrong,' commission finds, 3/31/05

Old problems dog new intelligence gathering, panel concludes, 3/29/05

CIA, Pentagon reject recommendation on paramilitary operations, 2/16/05

Analysis: Iraqi insurgency growing larger, more effective, 1/21/05

New intelligence reports raise questions about U.S. mission in Iraq, 1/17/05

U.S. intelligence report forecasts India, China will be major powers in 2020, 1/13/05


Intelligence agencies warned about growing local insurgency in late 2003, 2/28/06

Bush approved leak of classified information about Iraq, Libby says, 4/6/06

Q&A on Bush's decision to leak intelligence data, 4/10/06

Bush administration refuses to talk directly with its main foes, 5/4/06

Bush has little leverage to deal with abundant global crises, 7/12/06

Senate panel reports progress in probe of pre-war intelligence, 8/3/06

Senate reports say Saddam rejected cooperating with terrorists, 9/8/06

In a replay of Iraq, a battle is brewing over intelligence on Iran, 9/15/06

Rumsfeld, Ashcroft said to have received warning of attack, 10/2/06

Experts question proposals in leaked Iraq memo, 11/29/06

Pat Roberts may be leaving Senate Intelligence Committee, 11/30/06

Study says violence in Iraq has been underreported, 12/6/06


Administration leaving out important details on Iraq, 1/14/07

Iraq war diverts focus from terrorism on Afghan border, 1/23/07

Pentagon office produced `alternative' intelligence on Iraq, 2/8/07

Sens. Rockefeller, Bond working to restore collegiality, 2/16/07