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7/16/2004

Mohammed Harith and James Woolsey

Knight Ridder provides new details on how the administration distorted pre-war intelligence.  In Feb. 2002, former CIA Director James Woolsey arranged for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to debrief the Iraqi National Congress provided defector Maj. Mohammad Harith.  Harith's intelligence confirmed Curveball's claims regarding mobile biological weapons labs.  His information has since been completely discredited as part of the tidal wave of false INC reportsattributed to INC coaching
 
Woolsey is now profiting from the war
 
The Guardian's David Rose's gushing initial article on Harith, published in Vanity Fair in May 2002, is posted on this listserv.  The Columbia Journalism Review recently highlighted Rose's role in disseminating Harith's misinformation.  Rose half apologized for the credulous reporting.  For examples:

Perhaps someone should ask Woolsey if, while he was gallivanting about Europe immediately after 9/11, he also provided Rose access to Abu Zeinab, the defector that told us all about Salman Pak.

 

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