Al-Qaeda's Poison Gas

(Wall Street Journal) Editorial - Jordanian authorities say that the death toll from a bomb and poison-gas attack they foiled this month could have reached 80,000. Abu Musab al-Zarqawi - the man cited by the Bush Administration as its strongest evidence of prewar links between al-Qaeda and Saddam Hussein, and the current ringleader of anti-coalition terrorism in Iraq - may be behind the plot, which would be al-Qaeda's first ever attempt to use chemical weapons. The bomb trucks and funds are said to have entered Jordan via Syria.

2004-04-30 00:00:00

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