Curveball

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Who's Your Baghdaddy review – a surreal, musical support meeting for Iraq war architects
Off-Broadway musical satire dives into Australian live-streaming with a cast of vocal powerhouses and no hint of video lag

Cassie Tongue

25, Jun, 2020 @3:21 AM

Letters: Curveball and the mass deception
Letters: Here is Iraq, the country of my birth, riven by sectarianism and terrorism, with millions of widows, fatherless children and war-disabled, trying to cope with their blighted lives caused by an illegal war based on lies

22, Feb, 2011 @12:05 AM

Our clueless spies | Peter Preston
Peter Preston: Secret agents are supposed to know what's going on – but history tells a different story

Peter Preston

20, Feb, 2011 @10:30 PM

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Curveball doubts were shared with CIA, says ex-German foreign minister
Joschka Fischer accuses former CIA chief George Tenet over his knowledge of Iraqi defector's sketchy background

Helen Pidd in Berlin

17, Feb, 2011 @2:08 PM

Letters: Bush, the neocons and the fantasies of Curveball
Letters: Even if Curveball with his wild fantasies had not existed, George W Bush and his neoconservative appointees would have invented someone of his ilk to help convince a sceptical public that Saddam was a threat to the strategically important Middle East

17, Feb, 2011 @12:05 AM

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Colin Powell demands answers over Curveball's WMD lies

Former US secretary of state asks why CIA failed to warn him over Iraqi defector who has admitted fabricating WMD evidence

Ed Pilkington in New York, Helen Pidd in Berlin and Martin Chulov

16, Feb, 2011 @9:45 PM

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Curveball could face jail for warmongering, says German MP
Agent whose lies about Saddam's weapons capability led to Iraq war has broken German law, says Green MP

Helen Pidd and Martin Chulov

16, Feb, 2011 @6:31 PM

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Curveball deserves permanent exile for WMD lies, say Iraq politicians
Defector Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi's hope of a political career met by scorn following admission he lied about Saddam Hussein's weapons programme

Helen Pidd in Berlin

16, Feb, 2011 @1:27 PM

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Curveball's confession: another dent in the Iraq conspiracy theory | Michael White
Michael White: Another liar surfaces in the Iraqi tragedy and, yet again, doesn't turn out to be Tony Blair

Michael White

16, Feb, 2011 @10:22 AM

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Curveball's admission 'raises questions about CIA'
Senior aide to Colin Powell is among those to react to news that Iraqi testimony used to justify invasion was a lie

Ed Pilkington in New York

16, Feb, 2011 @1:05 AM

Curveball and the manufacture of a lie | Carne Ross

Carne Ross: As WMD expert David Kelly knew, intelligence from a defector is the least reliable. But the fix was in – an avoidable war the result

Carne Ross

15, Feb, 2011 @9:30 PM

Iraqi defector Curveball: 'I had to do something for my country' – video

Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi – codenamed Curveball by the CIA – explains why he lied about Saddam's chemical weapons capability

Martin Chulov, Helen Pidd, David Levene, Alex Healey and Christian Bennett

15, Feb, 2011 @9:14 PM

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