Skip to comments.Iraq Had Secret Labs, Officer Says
Posted on 06/08/2003 10:32:39 AM PDT by Mister Magoo
Iraq Had Secret Labs, Officer Says
Goal was to someday rebuild chemical and biological weapons, general alleges.
By Bob Drogin Times Staff Writer
June 8, 2003
BAGHDAD -- Saddam Hussein's intelligence services set up a network of clandestine cells and small laboratories after 1996 with the goal of someday rebuilding illicit chemical and biological weapons, according to a former senior Iraqi intelligence officer.
The officer, who held the rank of brigadier general, said each closely guarded weapons team had three or four scientists and other experts who were unknown to U.N. inspectors. He said they worked on computers and conducted crude experiments in bunkers and back rooms in safe houses around Baghdad.
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