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"We have no credible evidence that Iraq and al-Qaeda cooperated on attacks against the United States."
Excerpt from the Preliminary Report by the 9/11 commission

"The reason I keep insisting that there was a relationship between Iraq and Saddam and al-Qaeda is because there was a relationship between Iraq and al-Qaeda."
George W. Bush, U.S. President, responding to the 9/11 commission's report at a press conference

"When a rich brother goes to visit a poorer brother, the rich brother should not go empty-handed. We wanted to provide $100...