CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 7, 1995
An Iraqi regime that has spent the better part of five years hiding the full extent of its unconventional weapons programs from U.N. inspectors now professes to have adopted a come-clean approach and swears it is telling all. Fully truthful or not--and with Saddam Hussein's government it's always safer to assume deception--the revelations from Baghdad are chilling. Iraq now admits to having made what one U.N.
October 7, 1997 |
In a highly critical new report for the Security Council, United Nations arms inspectors will charge Iraq later this week with a series of major violations and obstructions that are almost certain to force the United States to demand new sanctions against Baghdad, U.N. diplomats and U.S. officials said Monday. "The report has lots of damning facts," a senior U.N. diplomat said Monday.
October 2, 2002 |
The Pentagon has lost track of up to 250,000 defective chemical warfare suits, a congressional audit found Tuesday, prompting concerns among lawmakers that the military was playing "Russian roulette" with the lives of American soldiers who face the prospect of chemical or biological warfare in Iraq.