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Pre-War Intelligence and Iraqs WMD Threat - Intelligence Blundering or Intelligence Laundering?

John Hughes WIlson
RUSI Journal, 18 June 2004
Iraq, UK, Intelligence
This article assesses the politicization of intelligence and the factors that led to the UK government's insistence that Iraq posed a sufficient threat to British interests to justify war.

Colonel John Hughes-Wilson assesses the politicization of intelligence and the factors that led to the UK government's insistence that Iraq posed a sufficient threat to British interests to justify war. Col. Hughes-Wilson was a member of the Intelligence Corps for 25 years, serving in Cyprus, Northern Ireland, SHAPE, the Falklands, NATO and Whitehall.

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