The Weapons Israel Missed

U.S. and British leaders urgently want to find Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction to convince their public (and opposing politicians) that the war against Iraq was justified. Israel is just as interested in where those weapons are, but for another reason: to figure out why Israeli intelligence couldn't find them. A secret Israeli parliamentary committee began hearings last week to look into the matter. Sources tell TIME that the Knesset investigative committee will examine not whether Iraqis possessed chemical and biological weapons--of that the Israelis are certain--but rather why the Mossad, the country's international espionage organization, and military intelligence were...

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