TITLE

Under the microscope

AUTHOR(S)
Seymour, Richard
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Middle East;Apr2004, Issue 344, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information about current developments in world politics concerning the Middle East region. Richard Seymour is looking at the panel selected to conduct a full examination into pre-invasion information that had persuaded the U.S. and Great Britain of the need to go to war against Iraq. This is a crucial development, as many still wonder what had happened to massive stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction that President George W. Bush, before the war, had claimed to know existed in Iraq. The issue becomes more significant in the light of the resignation of David Kay, who had led the team of weapons inspectors. Saddam Hussein would have liked to own weapons of mass destruction, however, the Iraqi leader probably had not processed any such biological or chemical weapons since the end of the first Gulf War.
ACCESSION #
12738164

 

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