Rumsfeld: WMD issue was 'the big one' in Iraq invasion
February 20th, 2011
09:01 AM ET
3 years ago

Rumsfeld: WMD issue was 'the big one' in Iraq invasion

Washington (CNN) - If the Bush Administration had known there were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, it probably wouldn't have decided to invade in 2003, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in an interview broadcast Sunday.

Speaking on CNN's "State of the Union" program, Rumsfeld noted there were multiple reasons for attacking Iraq and ousting Saddam Hussein from power.
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