Who cares who knew what about Iraq and Niger

Given the challenge of rebuilding Iraq and helping the fractured country establish self-governance, who needs controversy over a presidential remark about uranium from Niger?The US didn't lead the invasion of Iraq because former President Saddam Hussein approached Niger about a repeat purchase of fissionable material for bombs.If it could be proven that Saddam didn't do that, which it can't, so what? Would he then have been less menacing? No.In his January state-of-the-union address, US President George W. Bush cited Iraqi hope to buy African uranium as a reason—one among many—to depose Saddam.While the source of that intelligence, the UK government, stands by it, ...

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