Started by DavidByron, Oct 18, 2002, 07:58 PM
'I have no desire to go beyond saying the answer is yes.'
'The danger is that al-Qaeda becomes an extension of Saddam's madness and his hatred and his capacity to extend weapons of mass destruction around the world
'There clearly are contacts between al-Qaeda and Iraq that can be documented and there clearly is testimony that some of the contacts have been important contacts and that there's a relationship here.'
'I can't distinguish between the two, because they're both equally as bad, and equally as evil and equally as destructive.'
'We have solid evidence of the presence in Iraq of al-Qaeda members.'
'We have credible evidence that al-Qaeda leaders have sought contacts in Iraq.'
'In the shadowy world of terrorism, sometimes there is no precise way to have definitive information until it is too late.'
MOST WANTED: HUSSEIN OR BIN LADEN? If Saddam Hussein has replaced Osama bin Laden as the administration's public enemy #1, Americans have apparently listened: more now see Hussein as a greater threat to the U.S. right now than bin Laden. A majority of Americans, 51%, also believe that Saddam Hussein was personally involved in the Sept. 11 attacks.
Note that CNN did not feel the need to try and disabuse the majority of its readers of this crack-pot notion.