Why they never found WMD in Iraq

George Will gets it right today. This anecdote from Woodward's new book would be hilarious were it not about war: While leading the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq in the summer of 2003, David Kay received a phone call from "Scooter" Libby, Dick Cheney's chief of staff, who wanted a particular place ...

George Will gets it right today. This anecdote from Woodward's new book would be hilarious were it not about war:

George Will gets it right today. This anecdote from Woodward's new book would be hilarious were it not about war:

While leading the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq in the summer of 2003, David Kay received a phone call from "Scooter" Libby, Dick Cheney's chief of staff, who wanted a particular place searched: "The vice president wants to know if you've looked at this area. We have indications — and here are the geocoordinates — that something's buried there." Kay and his experts located the area on the map. It was in the middle of Lebanon.

Carolyn O'Hara is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.

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