To: Mister Magoo
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 only mistake I made was not having nuclear weapons before invading Kuwait."
---rough paraphrase attributed to Saddam after his army was expelled from Kuwait
posted on 06/08/2003 11:05:44 AM PDT
The only mistake I made was not having nuclear weapons before invading Kuwait."
Although in many scenarios nuke weapons for the most part will keep an adversary at bay. However small nations have few nukes and crude designs with rudimentary delivery systems, they can be taken out if the adversary has good intelligence. If they do use nukes against a force with superior nuclear fire power, its the end of them.
Had he had and used the weapons then, Baghdad and surroundings would now be hardened glass and other relics of the country and he would no longer exist (if he does now...)
posted on 06/08/2003 5:17:13 PM PDT
by Paulus Invictus
(RATS are scum with poor memories)
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