Saddam didn’t have WMDs. That’s not the real news from the Duelfer Report. Testimony of Charles Duelfer. Special Advisor to the DCI for. Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction. Thank you for inviting me to discuss my report with your. Another contentious issue was whether to refer to the Iraq Survey Group “Duelfer report” published in September on Iraq’s WMD programmes. While the.

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Duelfer also concluded that Saddam planned to resume production of weapons of mass destruction once the United Nations lifted economic sanctions. If you don’t already have Adobe Reader installed, you may download the current version at www.

In Januarythe group announced the conclusion of its search. These challenges are international in scope and are priorities for the Central Intelligence Agency. The Iraq Survey Group ISG was a fact-finding mission sent by the multinational force in Iraq after the invasion of Iraq to find the weapons of mass destruction alleged to be possessed by Iraq that had been the main ostensible reason for the invasion.

In media interviews before the addenda were published, officials went further on the important question of the possible smuggling of WMD to Syriasaying they had not seen any information indicating that WMD or significant amounts of components and equipment were transferred from Iraq to neighboring Syria or elsewhere.

In late the ISG and the MCTs mobile collection teams undertook some counterinsurgency operations, although many details remain classified. The mission had been previously abandoned because of security concerns. The first incident was a paint factory explosion of 26 Aprilwhich killed two soldiers, US Army sergeants Lawrence Roukey, and Sherwood Baker, and injured several more.

Bush convened the Iraq Intelligence Commissionan independent inquiry into the intelligence used to justify the Iraq war and the failure to find WMD. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles with unsourced statements from July We do not routinely respond to questions for which answers are found within this Web site. That the wheels are coming off. Initially presumed dead, he was later declared missing when evidence emerged after the war that he had survived the crash of his aircraft.


Coalition military operations Bombings Aviation shootdowns and accidents Associated people. The CIA is particularly interested in information about imminent or planned terrorist attacks. Retrieved from ” https: Report Information The United States and its partners continue to face a growing number of global threats and challenges. Duelferwho stated at the time that the chances of finding any WMD stockpiles in Iraq were “close to nil.

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Now that you know reality on the ground as opposed to what you estimated before, you may reach a different conclusion-—although I must say I actually think what we learned during the inspection made Iraq a more dangerous place, potentially, than, in fact, we thought it was even before the war.

There were two incidents which incurred fatalities. From Wikipedia, duelfeer free encyclopedia.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This report recorded the relationship of the Iraqi regime with WMD over time and in so doing investigated the decision making process, and underlying assumptions, of the regime.

Comprehensive Report of the Special Advisor to the DCI on Iraq’s WMD — Central Intelligence Agency

If you have information about these or other national security challenges, please provide it through our secure online form. Contact the Employment Verification Office. The ISG was made up of more than one thousand AmericanBritish and Australian citizens, with the United States providing the bulk of the personnel and resources for the operation. ISG’s exploitation operations mostly ceased in early November Iraq’s Chemical Warfare Program.

Kay also believed some components of the former Iraqi regime’s WMD program had been moved to Syria shortly before the invasion, [4] though the Duelfer Report Addenda reoprt below later reported there was no evidence of this. Complete Table of Contents. There were other missions and organizations operating within the ISG which are Top Secret and are unlikely to be declassified anytime soon.

Kay’s team established that the Iraqi regime had the production capacity and know-how to produce chemical and biological weaponry if international economic sanctions were lifted, a policy change which was actively being sought by a number of United Nations member states. The team said it had found evidence of “WMD-related program activities” but no actual chemicalbiological or nuclear weapons.


Both were thought to be remainders from the Iran—Iraq Warwhen Iraq was in some sense a US ally, and were useless repoet offensive weapons. According to local civilians, Speicher was buried by Bedouins after his plane was shot down. Key to the investigation was lengthy interviewing of all top officials including Saddam, examination rreport regime documents, and investigations of various sites in Iraq. Retrieved September 30, Charles Duelfer’s Transmittal Message.

The United States and its partners continue to face a growing number of global threats and challenges.

Iraq Survey Group – Wikipedia

Lines of enquiry adopted by the ISG include the examination of sites across Iraq, as well as interviewing scientists, truck drivers and other workers with possible knowledge of WMD.

These were the ISG’s first casualties ruelfer over a year of operations. Lowery and Shano agreed to remain in Iraq and continue running convoys for the ISG until it was deactivated.

To contact the Central Intelligence Agency click here. In Januaryerrata regarding Tables 7 and 8 were corrected. In late summer and early fall, the WMD search tempo slowed considerably; all of the most promising sites had been exploited in and even most of the unpromising sites had been exploited by fall of Kay told the SASC during his oral report the following, though: The files comprising the PDF edition of this 1,page report are extremely large and, in practice, available only to visitors who have a broadband connection.

They were later destroyed by ISG personnel. To verify an employee’s employment, please contact the Employment Verification Office.

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Journalist deaths by U. Because of safety concerns for the prospective applicant, as well as security and communication issues, the CIA Recruitment Center does not accept resumes, reporh can we return phone calls, e-mails or other forms of communication, from US citizens living outside of the US. The report acknowledged that only small stockpiles of chemical WMDs were found, the numbers being inadequate to pose a militarily significant threat.