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Jul 11

The Captured Iraqi Intelligence Documents: What Do They Reveal and How Should They Be Handled?

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Allison Auditorium

The U.S. Government currently is sitting on a mountain of captured Iraqi documents that potentially could provide valuable information on Iraq's WMD programs, contacts with various terrorist organizations, corruption in the U.N.'s oil for food program, and other important issues. Yet these documents are being translated, processed, and declassified at a very slow pace. Why do so many documents remain unprocessed more than three years after the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime? How should they be handled to disseminate important information as soon as possible without compromising U.S. security interests?

More About the Speakers

Keynote Remarks by:
The Honorable Peter Hoekstra (R-MI)
Chairman,
House Intelligence Committee

Followed by a Panel Discussion with:
Peter Brookes
Senior Fellow,
National Security Affairs,
The Heritage Foundation

Thomas Joscelyn
Terrorism Researcher

Michael Tanji
Former Chief of the Document and Media Exploitation Division,
Defense Intelligence Agency,
Directorate of Human Intelligence

Hosted By

James Jay Carafano, Ph.D. James Jay Carafano, Ph.D.

Vice President for the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, and the E. W. Richardson Fellow Read More