Pentagon Plans Pinpoint Attack to Oust Saddam

(Times - UK) - The Pentagon has presented President Bush with detailed plans for a war to oust Saddam Hussein that is designed to destroy the Iraqi president's power base but spare the country's rank-and-file troops. Under the plan, a narrowly focused but "extremely intense" air bombardment will be aimed at Saddam's "regime structure," backed by an almost simultaneous ground attack by a small, fast-moving force heavily reliant on Special Operations troops.

2002-09-26 00:00:00

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