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Each link is to an article that was part of the drumbeat leading up to the Iraq War.  Click and read for more detail or just peruse these headlines.

Defense Will Not Lie to Public, Feith Says

Rumsfeld Singles Out Iraq, Iran, Syria

Rumsfeld: 'Suicide Bombing Is Terrorism'

Rumsfeld Speaks About Meeting the Press

Rumsfeld Unsure Weapons Inspectors Could Be Effective in Iraq

Rumsfeld: Threat Warnings are 'Just the Truth'

Rumsfeld: Iraq Lying About Not Having WMD

Rumsfeld: Bush's Message on Terrorism 'Getting Through'

Leaks Put Americans in Danger, Rumsfeld Says

Rumsfeld Discusses Iraqi Threat

Rumsfeld Describes What He'd Like to See in Iraq Government

Rumsfeld Discusses Iraq Inspections, WMD Capabilities

Saddam Poses Threat to Neighbors, West

Bush Calls Iraqi Offer a 'Ploy'

Rumsfeld: Burden of Proof Should be on Saddam, Not U.S.

Rumsfeld: Measure Iraq by Its Actions, Not Its Words

Bush Calls on United Nations to Disarm Saddam Hussein

Iraqi Denial and Deception Far Beyond Battlefield Tactics

Bush Hopes for Peaceful Iraqi Disarmament

Rumsfeld Describes Guidelines for Committing American Troops

Rumsfeld: America Wouldn't Move on Iraq Alone

Rumsfeld Warns Iraq Not to Threaten U.N. Inspectors

Vote Proves World United Against Saddam, Bush Says

Rumsfeld Dismisses Iraqi Claims of Innocence Regarding WMDs

Containing Saddam Is a Dangerous Notion, Wolfowitz Says

Time Will Tell on Iraqi Inspections, Rumsfeld Says

Bush, Rumsfeld: War or No, It's Saddam Hussein's Choice

Rumsfeld Talks Iraq, Smallpox, More in CNN Interview

Iraq Must Disarm; North Korea Must Honor Agreements, Bush Says

Iraq Declaration 'Deliberate Effort to Deceive'

Bush 'Sick and Tired of Games and Deceptions' by Saddam

Bush Sees Iraqi Rockets as 'Troubling, Serious' Situation

Rumsfeld: Only 'Certainty' on Iraq Is Saddam Not Cooperating

Rumsfeld: Time Running Out for Iraq; Reserve Support Needed

Wolfowitz: Disarming Iraq 'Crucial' to Winning War on Terror

'Reasonable People' Should Be Convinced by Behavior Pattern

Powell: Saddam Hussein Has Had Enough Time to Disarm

Two Leaders Pitted Against Two World Threats

Rumsfeld: World Stage Not a Court of Law

U.S. Threat Condition Raised to 'High'; Corroborated Info Cited

'Game Over,' Bush Tells Saddam

Rumsfeld: World Peace at Crossroads Over Decision on Iraq

Military Action Last Option Against Iraq, Bush Says

Powell: We Must Not Be Afraid of Necessary Conflict

Bush: Saddam Hussein Has Had Success 'Gaming the System'

Bush Calls Iraqi Dictator 'Master of Disguise, Delay'

Myers: Iraq Clearly a Present Danger to America

Pentagon Leadership Discusses Potential War With Iraq

Powell: We Must Stop Saddam Before He Arms Terrorists

Bush Tells America: Delaying War 'Not Peace, But Pretense'

Iraq Not Complying With U.N. Resolution, Powell Says

Powell: Window Is Closing for Peaceful Solution in Iraq

Straw, Powell Question Latest Iraqi "Disarmament" Moves

Wolfowitz: Disarming Saddam Would Be 'Second Front' of War on Terrorism

Bush Sets Monday Deadline for Diplomatic Track on Iraq to Work

Bush Gives Hussein 48 Hours to Leave Iraq

Coalition Aircraft 'Paper' Iraq With Leaflets

Coalition Aircraft Respond to Iraqi Provocation

War Begins; Coalition Aircraft Attack Iraqi Targets

Originally posted in 2004, now with updated links (because all of the articles moved).

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