How Iraq Played Cat & Mouse

(Ottawa Citizen) Chris Cobb - When teams of UN weapons inspectors began visiting Iraq in the aftermath of the Gulf War 11 years ago, the elaborate cat-and-mouse game played by the Iraqis was confirmed by high-flying U2 reconnaissance cameras. At more than one facility targeted for inspection, a convoy of white UN vehicles is recorded heading toward the front gate while a convoy of black Iraqi military vehicles sneaks out the back. "Iraq lied about almost everything," said Raymond Zilinskas, a biological weapons expert who was on three inspection teams.

2002-09-17 00:00:00

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