Canadian analysts had access to the same information about Iraq’s supposed weapons of mass destruction program as their American counterparts but came to different conclusions.
Senior fellow, Centre for Security, Intelligence and Defence Studies, Carleton University
Alan Barnes is a senior fellow of the Centre for Security, Intelligence and Defence Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada and is Co-Leader of the Canadian Foreign Intelligence History Project. From 1995 to 2011 he was director of the Middle East and Africa Division, Intelligence Assessment Secretariat, Privy Council Office. He has also served in the Canadian Forces Intelligence Branch and the Political Intelligence Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.