The CIA Was Unable To Convince The Bush Administration About The Threat From Bin Laden
This article, based upon classified information that has been released, and from interviews, suggests that the neoconservatives in the Pentagon wanted to attack Iraq. They advised President Bush to ignore warnings from the CIA and to keep his attention on Iraq. It turned out that the Pentagon was wrong but the neoconservatives got what they wanted anyway. They used the Bin Laden attack to justify the invasion of Iraq.