Read that article more carefully. The US removed the same slop the IAEA had already identified. Nothing even approaching weapons grade.
Along with a bunch of "radioactive sources" available at your local hospital too.
The Fox News parallel article specifically quotes several persons regarding the ability of 2 tonnes of low-enrinched Uranium of this type being made into at least one fission weapon.
The 2006 NYT articles are similarly clear on Saddam's clear, on-going, progress toward an actual weapon.
And let's address the immediate point as well, shall we?
With the Saddam regime deposed, just WHO is the enemy at this point? The Sunnis, most of whom are fleeing into Syria and Jordan, or the groups we've enabled as the de facto rulers of the country, the Shi'ite militias allied with Iran? That is our problem: an escalation of the war against al-Sadr and others only further isolates that bunch we call the Iraqi government, holed up behind a mile of barricades inside Baghdad.