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In this documentary feature, filmmaker Robert Greenwald chronicles the Bush Administration's case to invade Iraq following the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The film examines the ... See full summary »

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Himself - Physicist and former weapons inspector with the IAEA Action team
Robert Baer ...
Himself - Former CIA operative who served in Iraq and Lebanon; awarded the Career Intelligence Medal
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Himself - Former head of the CIA's Societ / Eastern European Division and Station Chief in Pakistan
Rand Beers ...
Himself - Former Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for Combating Terrorism
Hans Blix ...
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David Corn ...
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Philip Coyle ...
Himself - Former Assistant Security of Defense and Director of Operational Test and Evaluation at the Pentagon
John Dean ...
Himself - Former White House Counsel to President Nixon
Patrick Eddington ...
Himself - Former CIA Analyst during the 1991 Iraq War
Ari Fleisher ...
Himself (archive footage)
Chas Freeman ...
Himself - Former Assistant Secretary of Defense and Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
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In this documentary feature, filmmaker Robert Greenwald chronicles the Bush Administration's case to invade Iraq following the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The film examines the administration's argument for war through interviews with U.S intelligence and defense officials, foreign service experts and U.N. weapons inspectors -- including a former CIA director, a former ambassador to Saudi Arabia and even President Bush's Secretary of the Army. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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13 October 2004 (France)  »

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Al descubierto: Guerra en Irak  »

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This film is a completely re-edited longer version of Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War (2004), released in late 2003 on VHS and DVD. See more »

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Everyone Must See This Film
2 September 2004 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Having now done the troika of anti-war/anti-bush films --F9/11, Outfoxed and now Uncovered: The War on Iraq I only wish I could force feed this film on all republicans " who I'm sure will never get near it and will hold on to their totally misguided viewpoints. This film presents a phalanx of former CIA and diplomatic heavyweights who proceed to tear apart...shred by shred the misleading "evidence" -- the totally fabricated and false rationale for this totally unnecessary war. It is not very funny like F9/11..it is not investigative as is Outfoxed and WMD --the Danny Schecter film: Weapons of Mass Deception --this film just outlines and delienates,carefully and methodically, using REAL experts the deceit and deception --the lies that this "adminstration" have brought to bear to justify the unjustifiable --it is political, it is "biased" but, it is truthful because the people in it were observers (and, in some cases, participants) to the lies perpetuated on the "american public" ...how can we get people to see it? to be exposed to the truth of what has taken place and caused so much heartbreak and anxiety? See it and make others see it as well. ...this is very important


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