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SHOWDOWN WITH SADDAM

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CURRENT CONDITIONS:
Aden, Yemen
Amman, Jordan
Ankara, Turkey
Bahrain Airport, Bahrain
Damascus, Syria
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Tehran, Iran

THE CASE AGAINST IRAQ:
PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH:
"Saddam Hussein and his weapons are a direct threat to this country, to our people, and to all free people."-- President Bush, 3.06.03 press conference
Transcript
Video

"By defeating the threat of Iraq, we will show that the world is able and prepared to meet future dangers wherever they arise....Our goal is peace."-- President Bush, 2.20.03
Transcript of 2.20.03 comments by President Bush

"The dictator of Iraq is making his choice. Now....the Security Council will show whether its words have any meaning." -- President Bush, 2.06.02
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"The dictator of Iraq is not disarming. To the contrary, he is deceiving." --President Bush, 2003 State of the Union address.
State of the Union: Video
State of the Union: Excerpts
State of the Union: text
"Axis of Evil" speech (2002): Text
Daily White House briefings
Official U.S. National Security policy
Official U.S. Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction

SEC. OF STATE COLIN POWELL:
"It is not a satisfactory solution to continue inspections indefinitely because certain countries are afraid of upholding their responsibility to impose the will of the international community." -- Colin Powell, 2.19.02
State Dept. Daily Press Briefings

"We haven't accounted for the botulinum, the VX, bulk biological agents, growth media, 30,000 chemical and biological munitions. These are not trivial matters one can just ignore..."
Colin Powell, 2.14.02 remarks to UN Security Council

"When we confront a regime that harbors ambitions for regional domination, hides weapons of mass destruction and provides haven and active support for terrorists, we are not confronting the past, we are confronting the present. And unless we act, we are confronting an even more frightening future." -- Colin Powell, 2.5.02 address to the United Nations
Text: Powell speech to UN
Video: Powell speech to UN
Iraq: Failing to Disarm
Multimedia: Powell's PowerPoint
Audio: Iraqi officials hiding nerve agents
Video: inspectors find warheads

N.S.A. VIEW:
"Many questions remain about Iraq's nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and arsenal and it is Iraq's obligation to provide answers. It is failing in spectacular fashion." -- Condoleeza Rice, National Security Adviser, in a column in the 1.23.03 NYTimes
Full Rice column: Why we know Iraq is lying

CIA REPORTS:
Iraq's WMD capabilities
Iraq's violation of U.N. resolutions
Iraq's nuclear ambitions
Iraq's chemical weapons
Iraq's bioweapons sites/production

WHAT THE UN SAYS:
"The message that has been given to Iraq is very clear....(and) has come from a united Security Council, it has come from the Arab league, it has come from its neighbors, and the inspectors....."-- Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General
Text: Chief UN Weapons Inspector Hans Blix's 1.27.02 report to the UN
PDF File Text: UN Security Council Resolution 1441 (saying Iraq must disarm)

OFFICIAL SITES:
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Dept. of Defense
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