Rumsfeld: Al-Qaeda remarks ‘misunderstood’

U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said he was “misunderstood” when he claimed Monday night that there was no “hard evidence” linking Saddam Hussein and al- Qaeda.
Speaking to the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Rumsfeld said, “To my knowledge, I have not seen any strong, hard evidence that links the two.”
CBC News: Al-Qaeda remarks ‘misunderstood’: Rumsfeld