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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Senator Nelson attributed the delayed finding to the culture of the locality: Although the search for WMD had been conducted earnestly and fruitlessly during the initial year of the fuelfer, site exploitation continued through the summer of The evidence proved that Speicher did not survive the crash. Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Library. The second was a handful of millimeter rocket warheads filled with inert mustard gas that was recovered near Babylon.

That the wheels are coming off. Speicher’s family expressed gratitude that the Defense Department had stayed with the case and that closure was now available.

Kay told the SASC during his oral report the following, though: 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.

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.

Documents – Duelfer Report

Journalist deaths by U. Duelferwho stated at the time that the chances of finding any WMD stockpiles in Iraq were “close to nil.

They were later destroyed by ISG personnel. If you don’t already have Adobe Reader installed, you may download the current version reprt www.

In late September and into Octoberthe number of site exploitations increased significantly, although most of these were revisits to already-exploited sites – some of which had been altered by Iraqis in the intervening months.


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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. Coalition military operations Bombings Aviation shootdowns and accidents Associated people.

Charles Duelfer’s Transmittal Message. The United States and its partners continue to face a growing number of global threats and challenges. The CIA is particularly interested in information about imminent or planned terrorist attacks. However, with limited staff and duelder, we simply cannot respond to all who write to us. Initially presumed dead, he was later declared missing when evidence emerged after the war that he had survived the crash of his aircraft.

We do not routinely answer questions about employment beyond the information on this Web site, and we do not routinely answer inquiries about the status of job applications. 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. David Kaywho had been ruelfer weapons inspector after the first Gulf Warwas chosen to head the group.

Acting as an independent entity duwlfer of the normal chain of command ISG reported directly to Donald Rumsfeldit surveyed and exploited hundreds reporrt possible WMD sites across the breadth of Iraq with very few problems. In Januarythe group announced the conclusion of its search. If you have information about these or other national security challenges, please provide it through our secure online form.

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 due,fer 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.

Iraq and weapons of mass destruction Defense Intelligence Agency. In Marchthe Special Advisor added addenda to his original report: There dueelfer other missions and organizations operating within the ISG which are Top Secret and are unlikely to be declassified anytime soon. These challenges are international in scope and are priorities for the Central Intelligence Agency.


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Lowery and Shano agreed to remain in Iraq and continue running convoys for the ISG until it was deactivated. To verify an employee’s employment, please contact the Employment Verification Office. Retrieved September 30, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: Complete Table of Contents. Contact the Employment Verification Office.

The team said it had found evidence of “WMD-related program activities” but no actual chemicalbiological or nuclear weapons. The ISG was made up of more than one thousand AmericanDuelffr and Australian citizens, with the United States providing the bulk of the personnel and resources for the operation.

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The report acknowledged that only small stockpiles of chemical WMDs were found, the numbers being inadequate to pose a militarily significant threat. Duelfer also concluded that Saddam planned to resume production of weapons of mass destruction once the United Nations lifted economic sanctions. 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.

All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles with unsourced statements from July Regime Finance and Procurement. 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 see below later reported there was no evidence of this. Not to be confused with Iraq Study Group.