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Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer

Posted: August 19, 2005 02:01 PM

Buried Lede Department


An otherwise unremarkable Australian story about who knew what when regarding prisoner interrogation in Iraq saves its real wallop for way down the paragraph ladder:

The committee also raised concerns about pressure from the US and British Governments on the Iraq Survey Group to lie about the absence of weapons of mass destruction.
(snip)
There was not sufficiently strong evidence to suggest that was the case but the Committee is concerned the allegations were not investigated.

I guess that wraps that up.