No smoking gun but US keeps up the pressure

Darwish, Adel
February 2003
Middle East;Feb2003, Issue 331, p10
Reports that although the United Nations inspectors have found no evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, the U.S. is still arguing for war on Iraq. Reason why the U.S. is insisting on military action against Iraq; Countries supporting the cause of U.S. war on Iraq; Efforts of Arab diplomats to resolve the conflict between the U.S and Iraq; Options before Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq to avoid the war.


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