Statement by David Kay on the Interim Progress Report on the Activities of the Iraq Survey Group (ISG)
Before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, The House Committee on Appropriations,
Subcommittee on Defense, and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
October 2, 2003
Thank you Mr. Chairman. I welcome this Opportunity to discuss with the Committee the progress
that the Iraq Survey Group has made in its initial three months of its investigation into Iraq's
Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) programs.
Vials: A total of 97 vials-including those with labels consistent with the Al
Hakam cover stories of single-cell protein and biopesticides, as well as
strains that could be used to produce BW agents-were recovered from a
100 Days of Progress In Iraq
100 days ago major combat operations ended and the Iraqi
people were liberated from the brutal regime of Saddam Hussein.
Since then, there have been 100 days of progress in the reconstruction
of Iraq and the renewal of the Iraqi people.
President George W. Bush discusses the future of Iraq
at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn,
Mich., Monday, April 28, 2003. "I have confidence
in the future of a free Iraq. The Iraqi people are fully
capable of self-government," said the President.
White House photo by Tina Hager
President Address to the Nation on the War on Terror Nearly two years ago, following deadly attacks on our country, we began a systematic campaign against terrorism. These months have been a time of new responsibilities, and sacrifice, and national resolve and great progress.
President Bush, Secretary Rumsfeld Discuss Progress in Iraq
President Bush and Secretary Rumseld took questions from the media after a meeting in Crawford, Texas Friday, the hundredth day since major military operations ended in Iraq. President Bush said, "We've been there a hundred days. We've made a lot of progress in a hundred days, and I am pleased with the progress we've made, but fully recognize we've got a lot more work to do."
President Bush Discusses Progress in Iraq
In thanking Ambassador Bremer Wednesday, President Bush said, "The nations in our coalition are determined to help the Iraqi people recover from years of tyranny. And we are determined to help build a free, and sovereign, and democratic nation."
A soldier from
the 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion speaks with a boy, while bags of
rice and wheat are delivered to a village near the city of Najaf in
central Iraq on April 04, 2003, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (DoD
photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin P. Bell, U.S. Army.)
News accounts today paint a vivid picture of joy and relief inside
Iraq. American and coalition troops are being welcomed by smiling
Iraqis. Their voices have been silenced for too long, but now they
are heard inside Iraq and around the world.
Tales of Saddam's Brutality Over 30 years, many Iraqis were tortured, mutilated, and executed by their government. Perceptions of disloyal behavior would land entire families in jail ... or worse. Now, the people of Iraq are free from fear of Saddam and his regime. They are telling reporters their stories of unspeakable acts of brutality.