Bob Drogin: Curveball: Spies, Lies & the Con Man Who Caused a War (video)

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January 24, 2008

Curveball: Reporter Bob Drogin on “Spies, Lies, and the Con Man Who Caused a War”

We speak with Los Angeles Times reporter Bob Drogin about his new book, “Curveball: Spies, Lies, and the Con Man Who Caused a War.” It examines how a former Iraqi taxi driver helped build the Bush administration’s case for war by making false claims about Saddam Hussein’s alleged biological and chemical weapons programs.

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As we continue to talk about the lies that led to the Iraq war, we are also joined by Los Angeles Times reporter Bob Drogin. He is author of the new book “Curveball: Spies, Lies, and the Con Man Who Caused a War.”

The book examines how a former Iraqi taxi driver helped build the Bush administration’s case for war by making false claims about Saddam Hussein’s alleged biological and chemical weapons programs.

Bob Drogin, national security reporter for the Los Angeles Times and author of the book “Curveball: Spies, Lies, and the Con Man Who Caused a War.”

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