Skip to comments.UN INspectors Found Nothing At Al-Qaqaa ON March 8, 2003
Posted on 10/26/2004 12:31:01 PM PDT by Prince Charles
Copyright 2003 Valley Daily Bulletin
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA)
April 4, 2003 Friday
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Troops encounter unknown chemical items
As the military advances closer to Baghdad, signs of Iraqichemical preparedness are multiplying, although there is still no conclusive evidence Saddam Hussein's regime possesses weapons of mass destruction.
On Friday, troops at a training facility in the westernIraqi desert came across a bottle labeled "tabun" a nerve gas and chemical weapon Iraq is banned from possessing.
Closer to Baghdad, troops at Iraq's largest militaryindustrial complex found nerve agent antidotes, documents describing chemical warfare and a white powder that appeared to be used for explosives.
Col. John Peabody, engineer brigade commander of the 3rdInfantry Division, said troops found thousands of 2-by-5-inch boxes, each containing three vials of white powder, together with documents written in Arabic that dealt with how to engage in chemical warfare.
Saw that. Why the Bush team isn't responding to this is a mystery.
Careful, folks. "Nothing" refers to WMD, not RDX or HMX. The "white powder that appeared to be used for explosives" mentioned in this release could actually be the explosives the Times was talking about.
We ain't gonna take the lies from the liberals any more
They want a fight ... They got one!
Check this out:
You are a prince indeed. I knight thee, Sir Prince Charles (is that redundant?). Thou name shall be spoken in kind with the great Buckhead and the honourable Howlin. We giveth all thanks and glory to God, and to one of His most wonderous gifts that humbleth our enemies and aideth our friends -- Lexis-Nexis.
Where is buckhead and tankerkc?
The DemonRATS will say that this just states the UN inspectors did not find any CHEMICAL or BIOLOGICAL weapons.
This report does raise the question as to why the UN weapons inspectors did not check on the status of the HDX/RDX they now allege was there a few months before.
***this article does NOT disprove the NYT story***
However, this one does:
Why? This Lexis-Nexis find is in the context of WMD's and not finding WMD's specifically. The linked article there talks about weapons in the context of WMD's and explosives in general. And, the 3rd found white powder, not the stuff supposedly missing.
The linked article is a legit find and supports NBC's piece from last night.
Send it to various news orgs.
To late ...
I believe you are right...but I don't see how thousands of tiny bxes add up to 380 tons. Nor does it prove it were still there April 10.
I have to agree. In fact, it would have been news if the seals had been broken and the explosives missing at that point.
'Careful, folks. "Nothing" refers to WMD, not RDX or HMX. The "white powder that appeared to be used for explosives" mentioned in this release could actually be the explosives the Times was talking about.'
Ok, riddle me this. We're talking 380 TONS OF EXPLOSIVES
When IAEA said 'NOTHING', how could they have meant nothing at all and NOT mention 380 TONS of explosives?
Besides all that. After the site was taken and "secured" by the army, no chance in hell anybody could just come by and take 380 TONS of explosives from there! That's totally impossible even by the standards of those who tell stories about Ali Baba and the 40 thieves.
Do the arithmetic.
Um... I think that's the point. The site wasn't "secured."
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