Con to the question "Should the US Have Attacked Iraq?"
"They [the Pentagon] simply looked at what they wanted; when they saw things that supported the thesis they believed, they accepted them as factual...
The real problem, though, is that when you examine the factual basis for some of the Pentagon's intelligence reviews closely it's not very good...
If it is true that this Administration deliberately, from the very beginning, understood that the best way to mobilize the American people was to present Saddam as a direct national-security threat to us, without having the evidence beforehand that he was, that's, well, frankly, lying. That's the worst kind of deceit a President can practice. We don't elect our President to not tell us the real situation of the world, particularly when he sends kids to kill and be killed...
"War and Intelligence," The New Yorker, May 12, 2003
Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib, 2004
Published a series of controversial articles in The New Yorker detailing the abuse of Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib by US military personnel, US intelligence officers and private intelligence contractors, May 2004
Against All Enemies: Gulf War Syndrome: The War Between America's Ailing Veterans and Their Government, 1998
The Dark Side of Camelot, 1997
The Samson Option: Israel's Nuclear Arsenal and American Foreign Policy, 1991
The Target Is Destroyed: What Really Happened to Flight 007 and What America Knew About It, 1986
The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House, 1983
Cover-up: The Army's Secret Investigation of the Massacre at My Lai 4, 1972
Broke the story of the My Lai massacre in the Dispatch News Service, Nov. 12, 1969