Rumsfeld: International Inspections of Iraq Ineffective

(New York Times) - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said on Tuesday that Iraq now has mobile biological-weapons laboratories that would be very difficult to bomb. Even if Iraq ultimately agreed to allow international inspectors back into the country, Saddam Hussein has taken such steps to conceal his weapons program that inspections would be ineffective, Rumsfeld said. Many of the sites are buried deep underground, and weapons are produced in factories that also make legitimate commercial products, he added.

2002-07-31 00:00:00

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