Saturday, April 02, 2005

Absence of Evidence

James Robbins article on the 600-page Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction discusses the fact that although our intelligence may have overestimated the extent of evidence that we ultimately found, the question of what is the truth may always be open for debate. Would you bet your life on the fact that Saddam didn't actually have WMD? Do you believe that absence of evidence is evidence of absence?



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