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To: ETL

The yellowcake is not at all a surprise nor confirmation of a WMD program. It has, in fact, been well known the whole time.

But these other devices mentioned are something I’d like to hear about in more detail.


16 posted on 07/06/2008 4:21:23 PM PDT by HarryCaul (Verify Possums! Pogo's Enemy is Us!)
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To: syriacus
Bush interrupted Saddam's comeback on the world stage.
A beneficial side effect was the dismantling of Libya's WMD program.

Containment of Iraq was failing more each day.

1. The oil-for-food program was corrupt
2. The weapons inspections were a farce
3. There are indications that Saddam was co-operating with Qadhafi on programs to develop weapons in Libya
4. US and allied planes were targeted
5. Uninspected flights to Baghdad gutted the sanctions
6. Terrorists were training in Iraq
7. Saddam supported terrorism - paying $25,000 to each family of a suicide bomber and $10,000 to the families of other Palestinians killed in the intifadah.
8. Saddam created the Jerusalem Army [the Jaysh al-Quds] to "liberate" Jerusalem
9. Saddam refused to destroy his Samoud 2 missiles which violated the UN mandate
10. Saddam brutalized our fellow human beings

Saddam was thumbing his nose at decent people as he rewarded his collaborators.

Analysis: Saddam steps up defiance, 1 December, 2000, By BBC Middle East analyst Roger Hardy

20 posted on 07/06/2008 4:28:15 PM PDT by syriacus (Democrats got THEIR "change" in Election 2006. Are WE better off now?)
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To: HarryCaul
It depends on when the yellowcake was bought. I sure it was bought over a period of time but when were the last quantities purchased? Was the whole 550 metric tons known or was there just guess work. Did some of the yellowcake come from Niger after the visit by Joe?
23 posted on 07/06/2008 4:31:10 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: HarryCaul
See if you can find a copy of The Bomb in My Garden: The Secrets of Saddam's Nuclear Mastermind by Mahdi Obeidi. It should have some of the details you need.
81 posted on 07/06/2008 7:14:50 PM PDT by edpc (Tagline Currently Under Construction)
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