TITLE

Wrongly Accused

AUTHOR(S)
Beinart, Peter
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;7/28/2003-8/4/2003, Vol. 229 Issue 4/5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the decision of the administration of United States President George W. Bush, in attempting to cover up their own failures, to blame Central Intelligence Agency director George Tenet for the use of questionable intelligence on Iraqi uranium-purchasing in the 2003 State of the Union speech. Reasons why they did not scapegoat a lower-level administrator; Efforts of the CIA to temper the manner in which the Bush administration tried to present Iraq as a threat to national security; Culpability of Bush administration members in this incident.
ACCESSION #
10307695

 

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