We think it was because, in fact, he was engaged in discussion with usReport: Iraqis killing off arms scientists Aug 23, 2004
Intelligence reform without accountability will not achieve the objective we all share -- that is avoiding the clearly avoidable tragedy of Sept. 11 and the equally avoidable tragedy of a botched assessment of Iraq's (weapons of mass destruction) capabilitiesWMD hunter says intel failed Aug 18, 2004
It's quite clear we need capabilities that we do not have with regard to intelligenceKay says question on Iraq weapons will linger Jan 28, 2004
We are not talking about a large stockpile of weaponWeapons inspector says some WMD in Syria Jan 24, 2004
I believe in six to nine months we will be at the stage ... we won't have found everything (but) we will know the programU.S. inspector reports on Iraqi WMDs Oct 02, 2003
Dr. David A. Kay (born c. 1940) is best known for heading the Iraq Survey Group and acting as a Weapons inspector in Iraq after the 2003 U.S. invasion.
Kay received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and also a master's in International Affairs and a Ph.D. from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.
Kay worked as the UN Chief Weapons Inspector from 1991 to 1992. Following that, he was Vice President of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) from 1993 to 2002. While at SAIC, he worked alongside Steven Hatfill until March 2002. Then, he was appointed as a Special Advisor for Strategy regarding Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Programs. He received the International Atomic Energy Agency's Distinguished Service Award and the U.S. Secretary of State's Commendation. (SAIC was contracted by the U.S. to build prototype Mobile Weapons Laboratories in fall of 2001)