`Wrapping up his investigation into Saddam Hussein’s purported arsenal, the CIA’s top weapons hunter in Iraq said his search for weapons of mass destruction “has been exhausted” without finding any.
Nor did he find any evidence that such weapons were shipped officially from Iraq to Syria to be hidden before the U.S. invasion, but he couldn’t rule out some unofficial transfer of limited WMD-related materials. [..]
“As matters now stand, the WMD investigation has gone as far as feasible,” wrote Charles Duelfer, head of the Iraq Survey Group, in an addendum to the report he issued last fall. “After more than 18 months, the WMD investigation and debriefing of the WMD-related detainees has been exhausted.”‘
Big suprise, eh?