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  • Iraq's Ahmad Chalabi, leading voice behind 2003 war, dies story has photos
    Updated: Nov-03-15 12:17 pm

    BAGHDAD - Ahmad Chalabi, a prominent Iraqi politician who became a Pentagon favorite when he helped convince the Bush administration to overthrow Saddam Hussein in 2003 by pushing false allegations of weapons of mass destruction and links to al-Qaida, died Tuesday of a heart attack. He was 71.