Tyler S. Drumheller


Age: 63

Summary: retired senior intelligence official who publicly asserted that President George W. Bush's administration had knowingly hyped fabricated evidence of Iraq's arsenal of biological weapons to justify the 2003 invasion and said publicly that he had warned his superiors that an Iraqi defector who claimed Iraq was equipped with mobile, lethal germ factories was mentally unstable following the invasion three years later after his retirement from the Central Intelligence Agency, where he had been chief of the European division, but who also said that before the war one of Saddam Hussein's own ministers had confided to American intelligence that the Iraqis had not stockpiled weapons of mass destruction.

Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

Born: April 12, 1952

Died: August 2, 2015

Falls Church, Virginia