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Condoleezza Rice sees significance in the Saddam documents.

11:00 PM, Mar 26, 2006 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES
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Another captured document details the plan of the Iraqi Intelligence Service to invigorate its relations with Saudi opposition groups, including one headed by Osama bin Laden. According to that document, which a Pentagon task force determined "appears authentic," bin Laden requested assistance from the Iraqi regime on its anti-Saudi propaganda efforts and with attacks on U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia. The documents indicate that Iraq agreed to rebroadcast al Qaeda propaganda and left open the possibility of working with al Qaeda on attacks.



Stephen F. Hayes is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard.