Now, I hate to burst your bubble, but that intel wasn't provided by the NSA. It was from the CIA. Always thought they were arrogant and sloppy myself. We did have verifiable (on ground) evidence of WDMs in Iraq up until late 1999, but since I left the agency in 2000 and the evidence presented was from 2003 I can't say. A lot can happen in three years time. I will say that Saddam went to great lengths to convince everyone that he had very dangerous capabilities, both to his enemies and his own people. Probably had something to do with ruling with an iron fist. If the fist has no iron, it can't rule very well, so I think Saddam probably did as good a job of framing himself on the WDMs as the CIA did.
Not sure what you have in mind as to the "Terrorist" areas of Lybia, Iraq etc. The eye opener in Pakistan might be why the killing of innocent civilians (women and children) by unmanned drones operated by the USA, is not breeding more terrorists than it is. Iraq is a bit of a sore point in relation to "Terrorists" - there simply were none there until we invaded the country based on ... oh that's right, faulty intelligence, supplied by CGHQ and the NSA. Still, I suppose the subsequent deaths of a few hundred thousands Iraqi's as a result of that war is just so much collateral damage. Nothing to worry about and anyway, hell, we probably can't even hope to understand it anyway. Right?