Pentagon Group Offered 'Alternative Intelligence' in Run-up to War

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A report by the Pentagon's Inspector General, released today, says that former Undersecretary of Defense Douglas Feith provided pre-war intelligence "of dubious quality or reliability" that supported the political views of the White House rather than the conclusions of the intelligence community. Spencer Ackerman, senior correspondent for the American Prospect, is covering the story for

  • Correction: The term "of dubious quality or reliability" was actually that of Senator Carl Levin. "Alternative intelligence" was actually the wording found in the Inspector General's report.



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