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George W. Bush (R) and Tony Blair (L) (AFP Photo / Jim Watson) George W. Bush (R) and Tony Blair (L) (AFP Photo / Jim Watson)

by Carey Wedler

(ANTIMEDIA) Last month, former CIA analyst John Nixon made headlines when he asserted that while he was interrogating Saddam Hussein after the 2003 invasion, the dictator warned him that the U.S. would fail in Iraq.

Now, Nixon has revealed yet another unsettling detail: the Bush administration knew they were going to take on Iraq on “day one” — before the 9/11 terror attacks even occurred. In fact, they viewed Iraq as “unfinished business,” according to the former analyst.

We never really understood at that point what unfinished business meant, but we knew that they wanted to do something,” Nixon said in an interview with BBC Radio 4′s “Today Programme” this week.

You know, they had their minds made up from day one. And then after 9/11, that’s when…

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