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FREEP This MSNBC Poll!
MSNBC ^ | Feb.10, 2003 | Unknown

Posted on 02/10/2003 7:53:49 AM PST by conservativecorner

France and Germany: U.S. enemies?

Yes 45% No 55%


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: freep
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Does a bear sh#t in the woods?
1 posted on 02/10/2003 7:53:49 AM PST by conservativecorner
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To: conservativecorner
They certainly aren't friends anymore!
2 posted on 02/10/2003 7:55:33 AM PST by Redleg Duke (Stir the pot...don't let anything settle to the bottom where the lawyers can feed off of it!)
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To: conservativecorner
Does Howdy Doody have wooden cajones?
3 posted on 02/10/2003 7:56:10 AM PST by Search4Truth (The truth will set you free.)
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To: Search4Truth
I voted, but it won't let me freep it! Whazzz up with THAT?
4 posted on 02/10/2003 7:59:57 AM PST by RoseofTexas
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To: conservativecorner
Is the Pope going to Iraq?
5 posted on 02/10/2003 8:01:52 AM PST by ncpastor
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To: conservativecorner
On Saturday, I heard O'Reilly allege that France is "costing us money" for not going along with the Smirking Chimps plans for Iraq. Did O'Reilly ever consider that the Chimp is costing us money for not going along with the reasoned views of our allies, France and Germany?

Little Dumbya doesn't have a clue how to fight a war, even against a third-rate dictatorship like Iraq. When Dumbya's daddy was propping up Saddam by selling him chemicals for WMD, Saddam might have been worth bothering with. But now, Iraq's military power is merely a shadow of its former self. France and Germany are saving Dumbya the embarrassment of propping up a post-war Iraq. He should thank FR and DE for their efforts, not make more enemies with his usual ill-considered snide comments.

6 posted on 02/10/2003 8:02:49 AM PST by MurryMom
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To: ncpastor
Pope Enters Iraq Fray; Iraq would welcome Pope peace trip - Iraqi envoy
7 posted on 02/10/2003 8:03:59 AM PST by Search4Truth (The truth will set you free.)
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To: conservativecorner
Yes 46%

No 54%

8 posted on 02/10/2003 8:05:45 AM PST by trebb
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To: MurryMom
Forgot your meds this morning?
9 posted on 02/10/2003 8:06:38 AM PST by Search4Truth (The truth will set you free.)
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To: conservativecorner
FReeped...
10 posted on 02/10/2003 8:08:37 AM PST by tubebender (?)
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To: Redleg Duke; nicmarlo
nicmarlo posted a graphic answer to this poll on Americans' Opinions of France Drop to New Low


11 posted on 02/10/2003 8:12:27 AM PST by Lady Jag (Googolplex Start Thinker of the Seventh Galaxy of Light and Ingenuity)
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To: Redleg Duke
I agree that by not supporting the U.S. and most EU members' position on Iraq France and Germany are not our "friends," I don't think they are our "enemies" in the true sense of the word.

Freeped & BTTT.
12 posted on 02/10/2003 8:12:57 AM PST by glennaro
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To: MurryMom
How stupid can one person possibly be! Clinton built nuclear power plants for the N.Koreans. He sold missile technology via LORAL to the Chicoms in return for $$ to the DNC. He was being "entertained" by a Jewish concubine in the Oval Office while deploying troops to Bosnian war zone. He helped establish Al Queada in the Balkins.

And all you fret about is the matierials US and European companies sold to Iraq in the 80s, most of which have a "dual use" capability. You are just another one of the many Clinton "towel-girls."

13 posted on 02/10/2003 8:13:45 AM PST by donozark
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To: MurryMom
Pathetic, delusional mom.
14 posted on 02/10/2003 8:13:55 AM PST by lonestar (Don't mess with Texans)
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To: conservativecorner
BUMp

Now: 46 Yes 54 No

15 posted on 02/10/2003 8:14:25 AM PST by TheRightGuy
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To: MurryMom
While you are certainly entitled to your opinion -- despite its vitriolic and ham-fisted language -- I think it is pathetic that you have forgotten our enemies' message of 9/11.
16 posted on 02/10/2003 8:18:45 AM PST by glennaro
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To: MurryMom
He should thank FR and DE for their efforts

I'm sure FreeRepublic has been a help, but what the hell has Delaware done lately?

DOPE.

17 posted on 02/10/2003 8:18:54 AM PST by JohnnyZ (I am just here for the beer)
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To: tubebender
Over the last ten years, my wife and I have made four trips
to Europe, on vacation. All four ended with a few days in
Paris. This year we planned to do the same...until now.
Trip canceled, period. Instead, we are spending 10 days
in the good old USA! San Antonio, Texas, a city of great
Mexican food, loads of historic sites (for me), lots of over-priced shops (for her, uh oh), and plenty of good-old
down-home, foot-stompin' country music! Air France and the French will not get any more of my hard earned USA
dollars!
18 posted on 02/10/2003 8:19:18 AM PST by larry h
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To: conservativecorner
Yes 45% No 55%


C'mon guys!

BUMP
19 posted on 02/10/2003 8:19:32 AM PST by oline
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To: MurryMom
I'll bet you make your kids wear helmets while playing soccer.
20 posted on 02/10/2003 8:21:38 AM PST by oline
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To: TheRightGuy
still 46/54
21 posted on 02/10/2003 8:21:49 AM PST by not-alone
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To: larry h
We're vacationing in Wyoming this year!
22 posted on 02/10/2003 8:21:57 AM PST by keats5
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To: RoseofTexas
Done but needs help.
23 posted on 02/10/2003 8:22:25 AM PST by schaketo
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To: not-alone
Is this poll registerijg our votes? The numbers don't seem to change.
24 posted on 02/10/2003 8:22:44 AM PST by keats5
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To: MurryMom
My favorite hater! Whats up!?!?

(no, i cant take you serious, I just laugh)
25 posted on 02/10/2003 8:25:51 AM PST by smith288 ("Don't worry about me. If something happens, I've just gone on higher.")
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To: conservativecorner
vote bump
26 posted on 02/10/2003 8:26:23 AM PST by lonestar (Don't mess with Texans)
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To: lonestar
btt
27 posted on 02/10/2003 8:29:37 AM PST by wewillnotfail
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To: MurryMom
Let the Frogs and Germans go straight to hell!!
28 posted on 02/10/2003 8:35:07 AM PST by conservativecorner
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To: conservativecorner
bttt
29 posted on 02/10/2003 8:35:42 AM PST by CheezyD
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To: CheezyD
As much as the Islamanazis
30 posted on 02/10/2003 8:40:14 AM PST by McGavin999
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To: MurryMom
Typical lefty. No substantive arguement so you have to make cute little nicknames. Freepers have nicknames, but we have arguements to back them up. You're just another in a vast sea of lefty sheep. I'll pray for your kids... They'll need it
31 posted on 02/10/2003 8:42:54 AM PST by CaptainJustice
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To: MurryMom
It' very difficult to take your posts seriously when you stoop to name calling. I understand if you have policy differences, but why do you feel it necessary to get so ugly?

Whatever our dealings with Iraq before, is history. You may recall that we were allied with the Soviet Union at one time. Japan used to be our enemy. Times and circumstances change.

France and Germany and Russia are not with us at this time because it is not in their financial interest. Follow the money.

Countries such as Albania, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, and Romania are with us. Isn't it telling, that countries who just recently emerged from totalitarian governments are with us 100%. They know the horrors of living under a brutal regime. They have experienced the joys of freedom. That's why they are with us.

Freedom. We rarely dwell on it, because we take it for granted. It's time we started thinking about it, and learn to treasure it anew.
32 posted on 02/10/2003 8:45:46 AM PST by baseballmom
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To: MurryMom
You may want to read this again, as you have forgotten it's language. How is everyone at DU?

Text of UN Security Council Resolution on Iraq: November 8, 2002



United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and United States of America: draft resolution

[Adopted as Resolution 1441 at Security Council meeting 4644, 8 November 2002]

The Security Council,

Recalling all its previous relevant resolutions, in particular its resolutions 661 (1990) of 6 August 1990, 678 (1990) of 29 November 1990, 686 (1991) of 2 March 1991, 687 (1991) of 3 April 1991, 688 (1991) of 5 April 1991, 707 (1991) of 15 August 1991, 715 (1991) of 11 October 1991, 986 (1995) of 14 April 1995, and 1284 (1999) of 17 December 1999, and all the relevant statements of its President,

Recalling also its resolution 1382 (2001) of 29 November 2001 and its intention to implement it fully,

Recognizing the threat Iraq’s non-compliance with Council resolutions and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and long-range missiles poses to international peace and security,

Recalling that its resolution 678 (1990) authorized Member States to use all necessary means to uphold and implement its resolution 660 (1990) of 2 August 1990 and all relevant resolutions subsequent to resolution 660 (1990) and to restore international peace and security in the area,

Further recalling that its resolution 687 (1991) imposed obligations on Iraq as a necessary step for achievement of its stated objective of restoring international peace and security in the area,

Deploring the fact that Iraq has not provided an accurate, full, final, and complete disclosure, as required by resolution 687 (1991), of all aspects of its programmes to develop weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles with a range greater than one hundred and fifty kilometres, and of all holdings of such weapons, their components and production facilities and locations, as well as all other nuclear programmes, including any which it claims are for purposes not related to nuclear-weapons-usable material,

Deploring further that Iraq repeatedly obstructed immediate, unconditional, and unrestricted access to sites designated by the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), failed to cooperate fully and unconditionally with UNSCOM and IAEA weapons inspectors, as required by resolution 687 (1991), and ultimately ceased all cooperation with UNSCOM and the IAEA in 1998,

Deploring the absence, since December 1998, in Iraq of international monitoring, inspection, and verification, as required by relevant resolutions, of weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles, in spite of the Council’s repeated demands that Iraq provide immediate, unconditional, and unrestricted access to the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC), established in resolution 1284 (1999) as the successor organization to UNSCOM, and the IAEA, and regretting the consequent prolonging of the crisis in the region and the suffering of the Iraqi people,

Deploring also that the Government of Iraq has failed to comply with its commitments pursuant to resolution 687 (1991) with regard to terrorism, pursuant to resolution 688 (1991) to end repression of its civilian population and to provide access by international humanitarian organizations to all those in need of assistance in Iraq, and pursuant to resolutions 686 (1991), 687 (1991), and 1284 (1999) to return or cooperate in accounting for Kuwaiti and third country nationals wrongfully detained by Iraq, or to return Kuwaiti property wrongfully seized by Iraq,

Recalling that in its resolution 687 (1991) the Council declared that a ceasefire would be based on acceptance by Iraq of the provisions of that resolution, including the obligations on Iraq contained therein,

Determined to ensure full and immediate compliance by Iraq without conditions or restrictions with its obligations under resolution 687 (1991) and other relevant resolutions and recalling that the resolutions of the Council constitute the governing standard of Iraqi compliance,

Recalling that the effective operation of UNMOVIC, as the successor organization to the Special Commission, and the IAEA is essential for the implementation of resolution 687 (1991) and other relevant resolutions,

Noting the letter dated 16 September 2002 from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iraq addressed to the Secretary-General is a necessary first step toward rectifying Iraq’s continued failure to comply with relevant Council resolutions,

Noting further the letter dated 8 October 2002 from the Executive Chairman of UNMOVIC and the Director-General of the IAEA to General Al-Saadi of the Government of Iraq laying out the practical arrangements, as a follow-up to their meeting in Vienna, that are prerequisites for the resumption of inspections in Iraq by UNMOVIC and the IAEA, and expressing the gravest concern at the continued failure by the Government of Iraq to provide confirmation of the arrangements as laid out in that letter,

Reaffirming the commitment of all Member States to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Iraq, Kuwait, and the neighbouring States,

Commending the Secretary-General and members of the League of Arab States and its Secretary-General for their efforts in this regard,

Determined to secure full compliance with its decisions,

Acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations,

1. Decides that Iraq has been and remains in material breach of its obligations under relevant resolutions, including resolution 687 (1991), in particular through Iraq’s failure to cooperate with United Nations inspectors and the IAEA, and to complete the actions required under paragraphs 8 to 13 of resolution 687 (1991);

2. Decides, while acknowledging paragraph 1 above, to afford Iraq, by this resolution, a final opportunity to comply with its disarmament obligations under relevant resolutions of the Council; and accordingly decides to set up an enhanced inspection regime with the aim of bringing to full and verified completion the disarmament process established by resolution 687 (1991) and subsequent resolutions of the Council;

3. Decides that, in order to begin to comply with its disarmament obligations, in addition to submitting the required biannual declarations, the Government of Iraq shall provide to UNMOVIC, the IAEA, and the Council, not later than 30 days from the date of this resolution, a currently accurate, full, and complete declaration of all aspects of its programmes to develop chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles, and other delivery systems such as unmanned aerial vehicles and dispersal systems designed for use on aircraft, including any holdings and precise locations of such weapons, components, sub-components, stocks of agents, and related material and equipment, the locations and work of its research, development and production facilities, as well as all other chemical, biological, and nuclear programmes, including any which it claims are for purposes not related to weapon production or material;

4. Decides that false statements or omissions in the declarations submitted by Iraq pursuant to this resolution and failure by Iraq at any time to comply with, and cooperate fully in the implementation of, this resolution shall constitute a further material breach of Iraq’s obligations and will be reported to the Council for assessment in accordance with paragraphs 11 and 12 below;

5. Decides that Iraq shall provide UNMOVIC and the IAEA immediate, unimpeded, unconditional, and unrestricted access to any and all, including underground, areas, facilities, buildings, equipment, records, and means of transport which they wish to inspect, as well as immediate, unimpeded, unrestricted, and private access to all officials and other persons whom UNMOVIC or the IAEA wish to interview in the mode or location of UNMOVIC’s or the IAEA’s choice pursuant to any aspect of their mandates; further decides that UNMOVIC and the IAEA may at their discretion conduct interviews inside or outside of Iraq, may facilitate the travel of those interviewed and family members outside of Iraq, and that, at the sole discretion of UNMOVIC and the IAEA, such interviews may occur without the presence of observers from the Iraqi Government; and instructs UNMOVIC and requests the IAEA to resume inspections no later than 45 days following adoption of this resolution and to update the Council 60 days thereafter;

6. Endorses the 8 October 2002 letter from the Executive Chairman of UNMOVIC and the Director-General of the IAEA to General Al-Saadi of the Government of Iraq, which is annexed hereto, and decides that the contents of the letter shall be binding upon Iraq;

7. Decides further that, in view of the prolonged interruption by Iraq of the presence of UNMOVIC and the IAEA and in order for them to accomplish the tasks set forth in this resolution and all previous relevant resolutions and notwithstanding prior understandings, the Council hereby establishes the following revised or additional authorities, which shall be binding upon Iraq, to facilitate their work in Iraq:

– UNMOVIC and the IAEA shall determine the composition of their inspection teams and ensure that these teams are composed of the most qualified and experienced experts available;

– All UNMOVIC and IAEA personnel shall enjoy the privileges and immunities, corresponding to those of experts on mission, provided in the Convention on Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations and the Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the IAEA;

– UNMOVIC and the IAEA shall have unrestricted rights of entry into and out of Iraq, the right to free, unrestricted, and immediate movement to and from inspection sites, and the right to inspect any sites and buildings, including immediate, unimpeded, unconditional, and unrestricted access to Presidential Sites equal to that at other sites, notwithstanding the provisions of resolution 1154 (1998);

– UNMOVIC and the IAEA shall have the right to be provided by Iraq the names of all personnel currently and formerly associated with Iraq’s chemical, biological, nuclear, and ballistic missile programmes and the associated research, development, and production facilities;

– Security of UNMOVIC and IAEA facilities shall be ensured by sufficient United Nations security guards;

– UNMOVIC and the IAEA shall have the right to declare, for the purposes of freezing a site to be inspected, exclusion zones, including surrounding areas and transit corridors, in which Iraq will suspend ground and aerial movement so that nothing is changed in or taken out of a site being inspected;

– UNMOVIC and the IAEA shall have the free and unrestricted use and landing of fixed- and rotary-winged aircraft, including manned and unmanned reconnaissance vehicles;

– UNMOVIC and the IAEA shall have the right at their sole discretion verifiably to remove, destroy, or render harmless all prohibited weapons, subsystems, components, records, materials, and other related items, and the right to impound or close any facilities or equipment for the production thereof; and

– UNMOVIC and the IAEA shall have the right to free import and use of equipment or materials for inspections and to seize and export any equipment, materials, or documents taken during inspections, without search of UNMOVIC or IAEA personnel or official or personal baggage;

8. Decides further that Iraq shall not take or threaten hostile acts directed against any representative or personnel of the United Nations or the IAEA or of any Member State taking action to uphold any Council resolution;

9. Requests the Secretary-General immediately to notify Iraq of this resolution, which is binding on Iraq; demands that Iraq confirm within seven days of that notification its intention to comply fully with this resolution; and demands further that Iraq cooperate immediately, unconditionally, and actively with UNMOVIC and the IAEA;

10. Requests all Member States to give full support to UNMOVIC and the IAEA in the discharge of their mandates, including by providing any information related to prohibited programmes or other aspects of their mandates, including on Iraqi attempts since 1998 to acquire prohibited items, and by recommending sites to be inspected, persons to be interviewed, conditions of such interviews, and data to be collected, the results of which shall be reported to the Council by UNMOVIC and the IAEA;

11. Directs the Executive Chairman of UNMOVIC and the Director-General of the IAEA to report immediately to the Council any interference by Iraq with inspection activities, as well as any failure by Iraq to comply with its disarmament obligations, including its obligations regarding inspections under this resolution;

12. Decides to convene immediately upon receipt of a report in accordance with paragraphs 4 or 11 above, in order to consider the situation and the need for full compliance with all of the relevant Council resolutions in order to secure international peace and security;

13. Recalls, in that context, that the Council has repeatedly warned Iraq that it will face serious consequences as a result of its continued violations of its obligations;

14. Decides to remain seized of the matter.

Annex

Text of Blix/El-Baradei letter

United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission

The Executive Chairman
International Atomic Energy Agency

The Director General


8 October 2002

Dear General Al-Saadi,

During our recent meeting in Vienna, we discussed practical arrangements that are prerequisites for the resumption of inspections in Iraq by UNMOVIC and the IAEA. As you recall, at the end of our meeting in Vienna we agreed on a statement which listed some of the principal results achieved, particularly Iraq’s acceptance of all the rights of inspection provided for in all of the relevant Security Council resolutions. This acceptance was stated to be without any conditions attached.

During our 3 October 2002 briefing to the Security Council, members of the Council suggested that we prepare a written document on all of the conclusions we reached in Vienna. This letter lists those conclusions and seeks your confirmation thereof. We shall report accordingly to the Security Council.

In the statement at the end of the meeting, it was clarified that UNMOVIC and the IAEA will be granted immediate, unconditional and unrestricted access to sites, including what was termed "sensitive sites" in the past. As we noted, however, eight presidential sites have been the subject of special procedures under a Memorandum of Understanding of 1998. Should these sites be subject, as all other sites, to immediate, unconditional and unrestricted access, UNMOVIC and the IAEA would conduct inspections there with the same professionalism.

H.E. General Amir H. Al-Saadi
Advisor
Presidential Office
Baghdad

Iraq

We confirm our understanding that UNMOVIC and the IAEA have the right to determine the number of inspectors required for access to any particular site. This determination will be made on the basis of the size and complexity of the site being inspected. We also confirm that Iraq will be informed of the designation of additional sites, i.e. sites not declared by Iraq or previously inspected by either UNSCOM or the IAEA, through a Notification of Inspection (NIS) provided upon arrival of the inspectors at such sites.

Iraq will ensure that no proscribed material, equipment, records or other relevant items will be destroyed except in the presence of UNMOVIC and/or IAEA inspectors, as appropriate, and at their request.

UNMOVIC and the IAEA may conduct interviews with any person in Iraq whom they believe may have information relevant to their mandate. Iraq will facilitate such interviews. It is for UNMOVIC and the IAEA to choose the mode and location for interviews.

The National Monitoring Directorate (NMD) will, as in the past, serve as the Iraqi counterpart for the inspectors. The Baghdad Ongoing Monitoring and Verification Centre (BOMVIC) will be maintained on the same premises and under the same conditions as was the former Baghdad Monitoring and Verification Centre. The NMD will make available services as before, cost free, for the refurbishment of the premises.

The NMD will provide free of cost: (a) escorts to facilitate access to sites to be inspected and communication with personnel to be interviewed; (b) a hotline for BOMVIC which will be staffed by an English speaking person on a 24 hour a day/seven days a week basis; (c) support in terms of personnel and ground transportation within the country, as requested; and (d) assistance in the movement of materials and equipment at inspectors’ request (construction, excavation equipment, etc.). NMD will also ensure that escorts are available in the event of inspections outside normal working hours, including at night and on holidays.

Regional UNMOVIC/IAEA offices may be established, for example, in Basra and Mosul, for the use of their inspectors. For this purpose, Iraq will provide, without cost, adequate office buildings, staff accommodation, and appropriate escort personnel.

UNMOVIC and the IAEA may use any type of voice or data transmission, including satellite and/or inland networks, with or without encryption capability. UNMOVIC and the IAEA may also install equipment in the field with the capability for transmission of data directly to the BOMVIC, New York and Vienna (e.g. sensors, surveillance cameras). This will be facilitated by Iraq and there will be no interference by Iraq with UNMOVIC or IAEA communications.

Iraq will provide, without cost, physical protection of all surveillance equipment, and construct antennae for remote transmission of data, at the request of UNMOVIC and the IAEA. Upon request by UNMOVIC through the NMD, Iraq will allocate frequencies for communications equipment.

Iraq will provide security for all UNMOVIC and IAEA personnel. Secure and suitable accommodations will be designated at normal rates by Iraq for these personnel. For their part, UNMOVIC and the IAEA will require that their staff not stay at any accommodation other than those identified in consultation with Iraq.

On the use of fixed-wing aircraft for transport of personnel and equipment and for inspection purposes, it was clarified that aircraft used by UNMOVIC and IAEA staff arriving in Baghdad may land at Saddam International Airport. The points of departure of incoming aircraft will be decided by UNMOVIC. The Rasheed airbase will continue to be used for UNMOVIC and IAEA helicopter operations. UNMOVIC and Iraq will establish air liaison offices at the airbase. At both Saddam International Airport and Rasheed airbase, Iraq will provide the necessary support premises and facilities. Aircraft fuel will be provided by Iraq, as before, free of charge.

On the wider issue of air operations in Iraq, both fixed-wing and rotary, Iraq will guarantee the safety of air operations in its air space outside the no-fly zones. With regard to air operations in the no-fly zones, Iraq will take all steps within its control to ensure the safety of such operations.

Helicopter flights may be used, as needed, during inspections and for technical activities, such as gamma detection, without limitation in all parts of Iraq and without any area excluded. Helicopters may also be used for medical evacuation.

On the question of aerial imagery, UNMOVIC may wish to resume the use of U-2 or Mirage overflights. The relevant practical arrangements would be similar to those implemented in the past.

As before, visas for all arriving staff will be issued at the point of entry on the basis of the UN Laissez-Passer or UN Certificate; no other entry or exit formalities will be required. The aircraft passenger manifest will be provided one hour in advance of the arrival of the aircraft in Baghdad. There will be no searching of UNMOVIC or IAEA personnel or of official or personal baggage. UNMOVIC and the IAEA will ensure that their personnel respect the laws of Iraq restricting the export of certain items, for example, those related to Iraq’s national cultural heritage. UNMOVIC and the IAEA may bring into, and remove from, Iraq all of the items and materials they require, including satellite phones and other equipment. With respect to samples, UNMOVIC and IAEA will, where feasible, split samples so that Iraq may receive a portion while another portion is kept for reference purposes. Where appropriate, the organizations will send the samples to more than one laboratory for analysis.

We would appreciate your confirmation of the above as a correct reflection of our talks in Vienna.

Naturally, we may need other practical arrangements when proceeding with inspections. We would expect in such matters, as with the above, Iraq’s co-operation in all respect.

Yours sincerely,

(Signed) (Signed)
Hans Blix Mohamed ElBaradei
Executive Chairman Director General
United Nations Monitoring, International Atomic Energy Agency

33 posted on 02/10/2003 8:46:23 AM PST by conservativecorner
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To: wewillnotfail
btt
34 posted on 02/10/2003 8:50:50 AM PST by wewillnotfail
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To: baseballmom
You talk about others getting ulgy, but in your post you defame President Bush. Thank God we have him, and not the Arkansas Mafia or Sore Loserman as President.
35 posted on 02/10/2003 8:51:23 AM PST by conservativecorner
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To: baseballmom
sorry about the post. It was meant for the DU infiltrator.
36 posted on 02/10/2003 8:52:59 AM PST by conservativecorner
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To: conservativecorner
Sorry but I had to say no. They are certainly not our friends but enemies is a strong word and I had to say no.
37 posted on 02/10/2003 8:55:31 AM PST by holdmuhbeer
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To: MurryMom
I know you Dems think it's clever to compare Bush to a chimpanzee, but do you have the nerve to compare Eleanor Holmes Norton to a chimp? I personally can't tell the difference with her.
38 posted on 02/10/2003 8:56:34 AM PST by afz400
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To: MurryMom
Shouldn't you be out making Anti-American signs for your next A.N.S.W.E.R. parade instead of trolling at FR?
39 posted on 02/10/2003 8:58:40 AM PST by finnman69 (!)
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To: MurryMom
You're still here?

All I can do is laugh at your posts. I've seen more reasoned postings on the Yahoo news groups, along the lines of "Bush Sucks!".

Failed Ideology really sucks, doesn't it?
40 posted on 02/10/2003 9:04:09 AM PST by MrB
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To: conservativecorner
FReeped and bumped!!!
41 posted on 02/10/2003 9:12:23 AM PST by nicmarlo
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To: MurryMom
Watch and learn. Dark of the moon.
42 posted on 02/10/2003 9:19:56 AM PST by latrans (Live Free or Die)
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To: RoseofTexas
I voted, but it won't let me freep it! Whazzz up with THAT?

To FReep a poll does not (or at least should not) mean to vote more than once; that is cheating and best left to the Left. FReeping means to get as many like minded folks as possible to respond.

43 posted on 02/10/2003 9:30:25 AM PST by JimRed
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To: JimRed
Freep this poll and send a message.
44 posted on 02/10/2003 9:32:19 AM PST by rbmillerjr
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To: glennaro
I think it is pathetic that you have forgotten our enemies' message of 9/11.

How many of our enemies of 9/11 were/are citizens of Iraq or received aid and comfort from Iraq? If the message of 9/11 is so important, why hasn't little Dumbya declared war (yet) on Saudi Arabia and Egypt?

Like Reps. Ron Paul, Jim Leach and other elected Republican officials, I'm not persuaded that attacking Iraq at this time serves the best interests of the U.S. or of world peace.

45 posted on 02/10/2003 10:19:04 AM PST by MurryMom
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To: afz400
Neither can Trent Lott. That's why he's been canned.
46 posted on 02/10/2003 10:20:02 AM PST by MurryMom
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To: baseballmom
France and Germany and Russia are not with us at this time because it is not in their financial interest. Follow the money.

Countries such as Albania, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, and Romania are with us. Isn't it telling, that countries who just recently emerged from totalitarian governments are with us 100%. They know the horrors of living under a brutal regime. They have experienced the joys of freedom. That's why they are with us.

IOW, Albanians and the Czechs, Poles, Hungarians, and Romanians live in smaller countries that Bush can buy off easily. Bush still hasn't met the price that France, Germany, Russia et al. are asking for their cooperation in Bush's war. Yes, I follow the money too.

47 posted on 02/10/2003 10:25:11 AM PST by MurryMom
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To: conservativecorner; MurryMom
sorry about the post. It was meant for the DU infiltrator.

That's OK.

Actually, MurryMom is not a DU infiltrator. She has been here longer than I have - probably longer than most of us.

Her viewpoint is totally different than mine. I don't mind that, - debate is good. But I do weary of the ugly tone of many of her posts. That's not debate, it's taunting, and unworthy of a serious debater.
48 posted on 02/10/2003 10:25:41 AM PST by baseballmom
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To: *FREEP!; conservativecorner
France and Germany: U.S. enemies?
* 6955 responses
Yes
46% No
54%
49 posted on 02/10/2003 10:33:29 AM PST by Coleus (RU 486 Kills Babies)
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To: MurryMom
IOW, Albanians and the Czechs, Poles, Hungarians, and Romanians live in smaller countries that Bush can buy off easily. Bush still hasn't met the price that France, Germany, Russia et al. are asking for their cooperation in Bush's war.

Freedom has no price, something that these countries know very well.

The freedom of France and Germany was paid for in American blood. How quickly they forget. And yet, Americans would (and probably will) spill their blood for them again.
50 posted on 02/10/2003 10:35:04 AM PST by baseballmom
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