03/19/2013 08:35 pm ET Updated Mar 20, 2013

Nada Bakos, Ex-CIA Analyst: Dick Cheney's Involvement In Pre-Iraq War Intelligence Was Unprecedented (VIDEO)

Nada Bakos played a key role on the CIA's intelligence team prior to the start of the Iraq War. Now, the former counterterrorism analyst has come out and acknowledged that she was pressured to find a connection between Saddam Hussein and Al Qaeda that didn't exist.

Bakos recently wrote a piece for Wired Magazine about her efforts to make Iraq intelligence seem "less bogus". On HuffPost Live Tuesday, she talked further about the pressures she faced and how she felt the government needed a more valid reason for going to war.

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