"Where are the 29,984" Warheads?

(National Post-Canada) Jan Cienski - Richard Armitage, Mr. Powell's deputy, speaking at Washington's U.S. Institute for Peace, ticked off the discrepancies in Iraq's declaration to the United Nations. Last week, UN inspectors in Iraq found 16 empty rocket warheads designed to carry chemical warfare agents. "Where are the other 29,984? Because that's how many empty chemical warheads the UN Special Commission estimated he had, and he's never accounted for," Mr. Armitage said. Iraq has also failed to account for 550 artillery shells filled with mustard gas, as well as thousands of litres of VX, sarin and anthrax.

2003-01-24 00:00:00

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