Click here to skip to content

American Intelligence and the Iraq War in Perspective

Drawing on his long experience as a consultant to the CIA, Robert Jervis argues that the inferences that intelligence drew about WMD in the build-up to the Iraq War were plausible, but that errors arose from insufficient self-awareness in the intelligence community about how information should be gathered and interpreted.

Presented by the Eccles Centre for American Studies, The British Library

MP3 file, 1 hr 25 mins 34 secs, 34.28 MB