Cassidy, John
December 2003
New Yorker;12/8/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 38, p90
Discusses the events and controversy surrounding the death of David Kelly, a scientist employed by the British government and a leading expert in chemical and biological warfare. Reason Kelly committed suicide; House committee hearing on the unauthorized interview given by Kelly to BBC journalist Andrew Gilligan; Role of Kelly in drafting a dossier on Iraq's weapon of mass destruction; Public opinion that Prime Minister Tony Blair has misled them over Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's weapons; Credibility of Gilligan; British headlines before and after the Iraq war began; Inquiry about Kelly's death.


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