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Monday 02 February 2004
 
Iraq Intelligence Inquiry due
 
Bush Today we examine some language used to discuss two views on President Bush's decision to set up a commission to investigate the intelligence from Iraq before the war. David Kay is the former head of America's Iraq survey group. David Albright is a former weapons inspector.
 
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David Kay

Well, I'm very happy if that turns out to be the case. I think it's important, not only important for the nations, it's important for our credibility as a global power and our relations with allies as we move forward. When you make mistakes you need to be seen as understanding why you made those mistakes.

David Albright

If the Bush administration has its way, we won't hear anything else until the election's over. There is a problem of how the intelligence was used, and how dissent was pushed aside; how new information that would contradict the public case of the administration was pushed aside. All of those areas need to be subject to a great deal of scrutiny.

 
 
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turns out
 
results in being
 
case
 
the situation
 
credibility
 
plausibility, believability
 
relations
 
contact
 
dissent
 
argument
 
pushed aside
 
ignored
 
contradict
 
say the opposite
 
scrutiny
 
investigation
 
 
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