Skip to comments.2003 UN Report: Iraq Sulfur Mustard Gas Chemical Weapons Have High Quality After 12 years of Storage
Posted on 06/22/2006 11:38:34 AM PDT by jveritas
Since the story broke yesterday about finding 500 Shells of Chemical Weapons in Iraq, shells that contain Sulfur Mustard Gas or Sarin Gas, the Left and their media were quick to dismiss this extremely important find by using the lame excuse that these Chemical weapons Shells were produced before 1991 and hence its not effective anymore because it has much lower quality. However in March 2003 UN report about Iraq Weapons of Mass Destruction there is the following on page 77 (Page 79 of the pdf file), paragraph 1 of the report http://www.un.org/Depts/unmovic/documents/6mar.pdf :
The Sulfur Mustard contained in artillery shells that had been stored for over 12 years, had been found by UNMOVIC to be still of high purity. It is possible that viable filled artillery shells and aerial bombs still remain in Iraq.
The above form the United Nations inspectors and the darling of the Left Hans Blix totally destroy the stupid lies that the Left and their media has been spewing since the breakings new of yesterday. First the UN clearly state in March 2003 that the Mustard gas shells they found are of HIGH QUALITY even it had been STORED FOR OVER 12 YEARS. Second the UN admit that there may still VIABLE i.e. EFFECTIVE Mustrad filled artillery shell hidden in Iraq, and yesterday we learned for a fact that there were indeed 500 Mustard gas artillery shells that were found in Iraq since the removal of Saddam. Also it is safe to conclude that the Mustard Gas shells found after the war are still in high quality and highly effective Chemical weapons.
Another very important fact to add is that Saddam had LIED to the UN inspectors and the world when he said that he had destroyed ALL his Chemical Weapons and other WMD. It does not matter whether these weapons were produced before or after 1991, his job was to destroy it ALL and not hide anything not a one ounce of these WMD, he DID NOT.
Perhaps dinasour can get this to Tony Snow. He has got to talk to th president about getting this out. The lame stream media is already downplaying the importance of this.
JV likely has it right. The source was contacted and the report filed by FOX:
Offering the official administration response to FOX News, a senior Defense Department official pointed out that the chemical weapons were not in useable conditions.
Likely a left-over Clintonoid who should have been fired five years ago.
Thank you! You are a treasure.
I heard that some "unnamed" intelligence official wants to eat some to prove these weapons were too degraded to be effective.
I am in Lima now, and NOT ONE news channel, in English...BBC,CNN...has reported this. Me and my friends are searching the channels to see the story...y nada.
Thank you very much.
Done...with great Pleasure. Hope that you do the same
Off topic, but, ....
Anything sent to Brit Hume today should include a "Happy Birthday".
Today is his birthday.
Another great find JV. You sure are kicking some lefty tail.
And more unstable.
Thanks LTGM. The Left needs to be kicked and kicked hard.
You would think that the Media/Libs would have learned about thier "unnamed Sources by now, wouldn't you??
I am UTTERLY AMAZED that the Media is literally REFUSING to cover this!!
Am I the ONLY person alive that sees this for what it is?
I'll third that!
RaceBannon - I haven't seen you post in a while now. Not surprised this isn't being reported overseas. It's hardly being reported here, even on FNC today.
To my knowledge, none of the networks have mentioned it and neither has CNN.
I think this is an example of why we should never assume someone is an expert simply because they are brave or foolish enough to open their mouth and make a conclusive statement about something. The continued emphasis in the media on the assumed fact that these chemical weapons were too old to be useful bothered me because of the hair splitting nature of the statement but now that the UN (of all places) has helped cast doubt on how useless or degraded these weapons could be it becomes clear that some deprogramming is in order because I like so many had sat silently an accepted the distasteful meal served up by the media. I think that the whole WMD coverup in the media will come unraveled eventually. We know that large numbers of drums of "pesticides" were found as well as the raw materials one step away from being combined into deadly chemical weapons.
Interesting preware look at WMDs in Iraq:
I found this little story:
WWI shells force evacuation of Vimy
Last Updated Sat Apr 14 12:23:06 2001
VIMY, FRANCE - Thousands of people have fled the area surrounding an unexploded weapons stockpile near Vimy, France.
Neighbouring Vimy Ridge was the site of a historic Canadian victory during the First World War. French newspapers at the time hailed the breakthrough as 'The Easter Surprise.' Now the shells used in the battle have brought another Easter surprise - 84 years later.
Evacuating a nearby hospital
An endless flow of fluorescent red rescue vehicles broke the calm in Vimy. Police knocked on all doors in a three kilometre radius around a stockpile of 170 tons of unexploded ordnance.
Most of it contains lethal mustard gas, now an illegal weapon in war.