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Iraq, the CIA and Professor Juan Cole

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Professor Juan Cole

Did the CIA illegally gather information to discredit a professor who was critical of the Iraq War? New York Times reporter James Risen has spoken to a former CIA official who says that he was asked by the Bush White House to gather damaging information on Juan Cole. Cole teaches at the University of Michigan and writes a foreign policy blog. He was often interviewed as a prominent Iraq War critic. James Risen joins us with the details.

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