Exhaustive review finds no link between Saddam and al Qaida

We all knew this before the war of course but it’s nice to have it confirmed. Oops, we killed 1.2 million Iraqis, displaced 3 million, and destroyed  ancient culture, and blown them back into the dark ages, with women invisible again, and oh sorry, we polluted their land and their people with tons of depleted uranium which will deform babies for thousands of years to come.

WASHINGTON — An exhaustive review of more than 600,000 Iraqi documents that were captured after the 2003 U.S. invasion has found no evidence that Saddam Hussein’s regime had any operational links with Osama bin Laden’s al Qaida terrorist network.

The Pentagon-sponsored study, scheduled for release later this week, did confirm that Saddam’s regime provided some support to other terrorist groups, particularly in the Middle East, U.S. officials told McClatchy. However, his security services were directed primarily against Iraqi exiles, Shiite Muslims, Kurds and others he considered enemies of his regime.

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