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08/19/2005 02:01 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

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.