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July 13, 2004
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U.S. intelligence exaggerated Saddam Hussein’s weapons capability but not his threat to Israel, a U.S. senator said. “Don’t forget that he did have missiles that went over 150 kilometers, so he’s threatening Israel,” Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. Roberts is co-chairman of a panel that faulted the intelligence community for exaggerating Saddam’s weapons-of-mass-destruction capability.

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