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Thursday, February 5, 2004

Saudi Arabia's religious authority endorses plan by King Fahd to modernize the holy sites of Mecca. //www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/02/06/1075854031711.html
Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan publicly admits illegally transferring nuclear secrets to Iran, Libya and North Korea. Following a written apology from Khan, President Pervez Musharraf issues a formal pardon. //news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/3459149.stm//news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/3460685.stm
2003 invasion of Iraq: Responding to criticism that pre-war intelligence gathering was faulty, CIA director George Tenet states that analysts had never presented Saddam Hussein's Iraq as an imminent threat in the years immediately preceding the coalition invasion. Tenet states that an overall objective assessment for policymakers of a "brutal dictator who was continuing his efforts to deceive and build programs" that might "surprise" and threaten US interests was outlined in the 2002 National Intelligence Estimate. //www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/middle_east/jan-june04/prewarintel_02-05.html//story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=storycid=542e=5u=/ap/intelligence_cia//www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1039033.htm//www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20040205-015646-7035r
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