How to dismantle a war machine

Charles, Dan
September 1991
New Scientist;9/21/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1787, p21
The article focuses on the United Nation's Special Commission on disarming Iraq and the inspection teams that have been sent into Iraq. The staff of the Special Commission has already sent 14 inspection teams into Iraq. They have begun to demolish Iraq's ballistic missiles and chemical weapons. They have also taken over several nuclear facilities that Iraq successfully hid from Western intelligence until after the war ended. This campaign is the most ambitious attempt to eliminate a nation's military arsenal since the allied powers supervised the destruction of Japan's and Germany's weapons at the end of the second World War.


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