National Press Club

Criminal Charges Against Ahmad Chalabi

August 11, 2004

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Run time: 60 minutes

Ms. Chalabi and Mr. Markham spoke with reporters about recent criminal charges filed against Ahmad Chalabi by the Iraqi Interim Government. Mr. Chalabi has been one of the most prominent Iraqi exiles that called for the ouster of Saddam Hussein. He is alleged to have participated in a plan to counterfeit Iraqi currency following his return to Iraq. Ms. Chalabi and Mr. Markham asserted that Mr. Chalabi is innocent of the charges leveled against him. They also responded to questions from members of the press.