“No Evidence Connecting Iraq to Al Qaeda”

There is “no credible evidence” that Saddam Hussein’s government in Iraq collaborated with the al Qaeda terrorist network on any attacks on the United States, according to a new staff report released this morning by the commission investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Although Osama bin Laden briefly explored the idea of forging ties with Iraq in the mid-1990s, the terrorist leader was hostile to Hussein’s secular government, and Iraq never responded to requests for help in providing training camps or weapons, the panel found in the first of two reports issued today.

Read the rest in the Washington Post.

Then read more about the anatomy of this myth at the Center for American Progress.

I would be yelling for impeachment – but that might help Bush get re-elected.


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