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Meeting on the Use of Pre-War Intelligence

The Senate Democratic Policy Committee (DPC) will be holding a special oversight hearing on pre-war intelligence relating to Iraq.

Original airing: Monday, June 26, 2006 - 1:30pm EDT/10:30am PST
Archive available for viewing at, find entry titled Senate Cmte. Hearing on Iraq Pre-War Intelligence

Committee Members:

  • Harry Reid, U.S. Senator, D-NV
  • Byron Dorgan, U.S. Senator, D-ND
  • Mark Dayton, U.S. Senator, D-MN
  • Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Senator, D-CA

Also joining the panel in response to invitation to Repblican Congressmembers:

  • Walter Jones, U.S. Congress, R-NC

Witnesses slated to appear before the committee:

  • Lawrence Wilkerson, Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, 2001-2005
  • Paul Pillar, CIA official responsible for coordinating intelligence on Iraq, 2000-2005
  • Carl Ford, Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research, 2001-2003
  • Wayne White, State Department principal Iraq analyst, 2003-2005
  • Rod Barton, Senior Advisor to the Iraq Survey Group, 2003-2004
  • Michael Smith, reporter for the Sunday Times of London, and the first to report the existence of the so-called "Downing Street Memo" [via videoconference]
  • Joseph Cirincione, co-author of WMD in Iraq: Evidence and Implications

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