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( Bush/Cheney regime willfully and wantonly distort and cherry pick and fabricate intelligence reports to help sell the necessity of invading Iraq and taking out Saddam . The Bush administration within ten days of the start of the new government in January 2001 were intent on invading Iraq but they believed they had to invent intelligence and a pretext to go to war even though Saddam by all official accounts had been contained and was no longer a major threat to Israel or the US.)

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and Rasor, Dina :                        Betraying Our Troops: The Destructive Results of Privatizing War , Pub. 2007.

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