Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
International

Rice: Bush Consistent on Iraq-Al Qaeda Links

The Bush administration has been consistent in explaining the connection between al Qaeda and Saddam Hussein's regime, National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice says. The Sept. 11 commission said it found "no credible evidence" that Iraq was involved in the 2001 terrorist attacks against America.

Rice: Bush Consistent on Iraq-Al Qaeda Links

Rice tells NPR's Juan Williams in an interview: "We've always said that we do not assign operational control of al Qaeda to Iraq. That we do not have any evidence that Saddam Hussein had anything to do with 9/11. But you just have to look at repeated contacts between Iraq and al Qaeda over more than a decade."

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Explore all national, state and local returns now.