I thought it had been pretty much concluded that Saddam Hussein had no WMDs after the first Gulf War, and hadn't really tried to get them. Now, sure I could be misinformed, but I don't think I'd decoratively say "he did not have them," without the qualifier, "that we know of."
Fred Thomson has less trouble with declarations, it would seem.
Thompson: Iraq had WMDs before U.S. invaded
“In my estimation, his intent never did change,” Thompson said. “And by today, he clearly would have had that (weapons program) rejuvenated.”
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