No More Last Chances

(Washington Post) - Editorial Mr. Blix went on to present, in a deliberately understated way, a devastating catalogue of lies, omissions and obfuscations by Iraq in the 2 1/2 months since the council passed Resolution 1441. Rather than offer Iraq yet another last chance, the council would do better to simply obey the resolution it approved unanimously just 11 weeks ago. The terms of 1441 said that if Iraq submitted a false declaration of its weapons - as all agree it did on Dec. 8 - and failed "at any time" to "cooperate fully" - Mr. Blix detailed a number of instances - Baghdad would be in "material breach" of the resolution.

2003-01-28 00:00:00

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