Finding the truth in 935 lies about war with Iraq

By Bill Buzenberg

New book from Center's founder discusses the orchestrated deception that led to war in Iraq, and what it means for the future of truth.

Lobbyists helping banker recoup land Saddam 'stole'

By Reity O'Brien

Michigan banker hires lobbying duo to help recoup land he says Iraqi dictator stole.

Invasion of Iraq, 10 years later

A look back at the Center's coverage of the path to invasion and the cost of war.

U.S. military admits major war mistakes

By R. Jeffrey Smith

An internal report prepared by the Joint Staff describes failures of leadership and planning in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Articles we find interesting

By R. Jeffrey Smith

National Security articles we find interesting

State Department will inherit reconstruction duties in Iraq when troops leave

By Laurel Adams

IG questions whether State Department is ready to take over many reconstruction tasks in Iraq

U.S. embassy in Baghdad needs transition plan for staffing, vehicles

By Laurel Adams

As U.S. troops prepare to withdraw from Iraq by the end of 2011, the American embassy in Baghdad must make its own transition plans to prote

Iraq prison diary: Whatever happened to the 'Six of Clubs'?

By Michael Bronner

Hussam Amin, a ranking official in the Saddam Hussein regime, told weapons inspectors for years there was nothing to find in his country

Night-vision devices unaccounted for in Iraq

By Te-Ping Chen

The Pentagon seems to have some trouble keeping track of its materiel. The latest items to go missing? Night-vision devices....

Inadequate planning for post-invasion Iraq

By The Center for Public Integrity

The blame for Iraq's rise in violence lays with several federal agencies who failed to work together to plan for the future of Iraq

Pentagon office’s misleading intelligence

By The Center for Public Integrity

Department of Defense used information not supported by other intelligence groups to justify war in Iraq

False premise for going to war

By The Center for Public Integrity

The premise that Iraq had biological and chemical weapons and links to Al Qaeda proved untrue

Military failure to secure Iraq after invasion

By The Center for Public Integrity

Plans and troop numbers to secure post-Saddam Iraq were inadequate

Failure to secure weapons in Iraq

By The Center for Public Integrity

Looting of poorly protected weapons depots in Iraq helped arm Iraqi insurgents

190,000 missing weapons in Iraq

By The Center for Public Integrity

Lack of central records system for weapons distributed in Iraq means that missing weapons may be in the hands of insurgents

Delay in opening U.S. embassy in Iraq

By The Center for Public Integrity

Safety concerns and contractor fumbles delay the opening of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.

Evaluating Congress

By Aaron Mehta

Members of Congress were far less likely than the Bush administration to spread false statements about the need for war in Iraq, according t

False pretenses

By Charles Lewis and Mark Reading-Smith

Following 9/11, President Bush and seven top officials of his administration waged a campaign of misinformation on the threat from Iraq

Key false statements

By The Center for Public Integrity

A selection of the Bush administration's most egregious statements about the threat of Saddam Hussein and Iraq

Bibliography

By The Center for Public Integrity

Sources from the Iraq: The War Card project

Methodology

By The Center for Public Integrity

A look inside the Center's reporting process for Iraq: The War Card

Contracts with provisional authorities

By Kevin Baron, Neil Gordon and Laura Peterson

Some players in Iraq got their business from Baghdad and Kabul