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Companies given secret information about Iraqi rebuilding contracts before invasion begins. 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed arrested. UN says Iraq complying with weapons inspections; Bush pulls inspectors, claims Hussein defying UN. Bush lies about legal justification for invasion. US INVASION OF IRAQ. Republican Guards stand down instead of battling US invasion forces. Neocon plans to privatize Iraq's oil industry and destabilize Saudi Arabia thwarted by oil cartel. "Embedded" journalists provide groomed and manipulated coverage of invasion. Dissent against war labeled treasonous. Rumsfeld personally botches planning and execution of military's most fundamental strategies; shifts blame onto others. Bush requests almost $75 billion for invasion.