Table of contents for Comprehensive report of the Special Advisor to the DCI on Iraq's WMD, with addendums.


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K ey  F in d in g s  ...................................................................................................................... .....  1
Who Made Iraqs Strategic Decisions and Determined WMD Policy............................. 5
Saddam 's Place  in  the  Regim e  ....................................................  5
T he  A pex  of  Pow er .... ..... ... ......... ................ .................................................................. 5
Personalized  R ule  ..................................................... ....
Saddam 's Unsettled  Lieutenants............ . ......... ............. .         5
A  Few  Key Players in  an Insular Environment .....................................  7
Saddam  C alls  the  Shots  ....... .... .... . .. .. ............. ........... . ..... ............ 8
Saddam  Shows the Way . ........... .......... 9
Harvesting Ideas and Advice in a Byzantine Setting                              10.. ............... 10
Weaving a Culture of Lies ..... --....... ..... .......
Saddam Became Increasingly Inaccessible....                                     1 1
Saddam's Command By Violence ..............................                 ....... 12
Sadam' s Effect on the Workings of the Iraqi Government ........... ..3........
Suspicion  of Structures  .. ... . ........... .. .... .... ... - . ........  ......
Pow erless  Structures.....................................                     13
The  Higher Com m ittee .............. ...... ........................
The  Foreign  Policy  C om m ittees  ................ ..........................................................................
Saddam s Grip on National Security and WMD Development .............................................
Saddam  Holding  Court ............ .... .................                  ...... 18
"Saddam  and Fiscal Policy .... .. I.................                              1 8
Hw Saddam Saw His Subordinates.......    .   ...       .......19
M irin g  R espect  and  E xpertise.................................................................................................... 19
M utuality  of  Fear. .................................................... ......  19
D azzled  by  Science......................... ..............
H     ddam Saw Himself.........                                                      2
addam' s Psychology ...........21
addam's Personal Security ...............2...1.........                        21
Saddam  the  D ynasty  Founder  ........................ .. ....... ................... ... . . 21
Sadda  and His Sense of Legacy................                                 22
Desire  . Dominance and Deterrence Through WMD  ................................   23
Saddam  s Role in WMD  Policy...............                       ...... ......  23
What Saddam Thought: The Perceived Successes of WMD ........................ 24
What Saddam Thought: External Concerns .......... .......                    28
Iran   .......... 29
israe l  ......... ........ ..... .........  ......... ..... .. .. ..... .. ....... ........ .. .. . . 3  1
The United  States  ..............
WMD Possession-Real or Imagined-Acts as a Deterrent............... .....................34
Saddam's Prioritization of Getting Out From  Under Sanctions..... .....................
E fforts  T o  L ift  S anctions  .................................................. ........................... ........................ 35
Reali ing  Saddam  s Veiled  W M D  Intent .. .. ..............................................................................  4
Regime Strategy and WMD Timeline 4......... ...............
A m bition  (1980-1991) ...............................41)
ecline  (199 1996)..................................... 42
Scientific Research and Intention to Reconstitute WMD..................      44
Reaction  to  Sanctions......... ................                            44
Husayn Kamil's Departure  ........ ...... ..........                     .   46
Cooperating With UNSCOM While Preserving WMD........                         4
Recovery  (1996 1998) ...... ....... ...................        ........     48
Imp act of the "Chicken Farm" Documents                                      49
I p act of  the  C hic ken  Farm "  Docum en"Its ................................................................................ 49
Looking Ahead to Resume WMD Programs ...... ....      ...........   .........
G uarding  W M D   C apabilities ....................................... ........................................................ 5 1
Iraq's Internal Monitoring Apparatus: The NMD and MIC Programs .....................53
Suspending Cooperation With UNSCOM......................... ..               55
T ransition  ( 998-200 1) .. .... .... ....................................................................................... 56
Nulliying All Obligations To UNSC  Resolutions             .7......_.. . . ................ 57
Preserving and Restoring WMD  Infrastructure and Expetise ... . .... ...........................  59
Pumping Up Key Revenue Streams..............................
M isca culation  (2002-2003)  . .................. ........... ....................................... 61
Renew ing  U N  Inspections .............. ........................      ...... 63
Iraq's Other Security  Concerns  ..... .. ..... .... .................. 64
Sorting Out Whether Iraq Had WMD Before Operation Iraqi Freedom.. ....... ... ........  64
Alternative Hypotheses on Iraq's Nonuse of WMD During Operation Iraqi Freedom .......... 66



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Weapons of mass destruction Iraq, Weapons systems Research Iraq, Hussein, Saddam, 1937-2006