Don't Look Now

Crowley, Michael; Ackerman, Spencer
July 2003
New Republic;7/28/2003-8/4/2003, Vol. 229 Issue 4/5, p12
Focuses on the United States Senate Intelligence Committee hearings on a scandal involving the use of false intelligence about Iraqi efforts to purchase uranium from Niger in the 2003 State of the Union address by President George W. Bush. Efforts of committee chairman Pat Roberts, a Republican, to keep these hearings secret; Suggestion that Roberts is doing so in order to control any political damage to Bush from these hearings; Suggestion that his defense of Bush strains credibility; Ineffectiveness of Senator Jay Rockefeller, the senior Democratic committee member; Criticism of Rockefeller for not trying to stop Roberts' efforts.


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