U.S. Exploring Baghdad Strike

(New York Times) - Senior U.S. officials are exploring a Baghdad-first option - taking Baghdad and one or two key command centers and weapons depots first, in hopes of cutting off the country's leadership and causing a quick collapse of the government. The aim would be to kill or isolate Saddam Hussein and to pre-empt Iraq's use of weapons of mass destruction, whether against an incoming force, front-line allies, or Israel.

2002-07-29 00:00:00

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