You heard it here

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August 11, 2003 10:02 p.m.

You heard it here first. Last week TPM reported on the travails of Iraqi nuclear scientist Mahdi Obeidi and why the CIA has him stashed away in Kuwait — as opposed to letting him come to the US, as promised — because he wouldn’t say the right things about the aluminum tubes and chemical weapons and the rest of it.

Now Newsweek’s Michael Hirsch has some more details.

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