Skip to comments.Not Missing: Moved (Saddam's WMD are missing only because we haven't looked in the right places)
Posted on 06/13/2005 1:49:51 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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Even though the Liberals/Leftist machine of propaganda against president Bush and the Iraq war doesn't hold water and is baseless ( the WMDs WILL BE FOUND ) .... once the WMDs are found, and the worlds gets to see that President Bush was RIGHT, it will be interesting to see how the liberal/leftist/anti-America crowd will spin themselves out of a corner and tie themselves in knots.
The RATS sat there in the senate and got the same info as the GOP. They believe, the same as this reporter believes, that UN inspecter believes, BUT they want to be in charge! Dammit!! It's what it all comes down to, "let us play with $$$ and the rules".
It doesn't matter; Saddam is still in jail; Bush is still president. And there were 999 other & mostly bigger reasons to take Saddam out. Starting with Saddam having painted a bullseye on his own back and setting himself up as the easiest & most convenient target for a ME rennovation project.
Why is that?
Documents are starting to come out about WMD, we will find them:
Because either there was never anything there to be found or they were sent out of Iraq, and if they were sent out of Iraq they will at this point surely never be traced back to the Iraq even if by some miracle we happen to come across them.
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Let's suppose for the sake of argument that they were sent to Syria, and let's ignore the time limitation on efficacy for most of the hypothesized WMDs, do you think that the Syrians would have a big fat MADE IN IRAQ label on them? So, if the answer is no, let's pretend that we conquer Syria within a time frame that any of Saddam's WMDs would still be viable and kept around, how do suppose we would distinguish the once-Iraqi WMDs from Syrian produced WMDs?
Found this article, UN also says Iraq had WMD
Perhaps you are correct- those pesky WMDs were never in Iraq. Then again, if they were- we have a grave situation that demands a circumvention unknown in prior world history, correct?
All WMDs leave a traceable signature of manufacture, even after usage. Didn't know that did ya? The big question is where and when- not if...
The time limitations you mention would apply only to poorly manufactured unitary chemical weapons. Well manufactured chemical weapons have a long shelf life while binary chemical weapons have a nearly unlimited shelf life.
Biological weapons can be reduced to seed stocks and stored indefinitely.
The tracibility issues you mention, however, are absolutely correct. Without documentation we will never know if any found weapons were Saddam's.
Yes and no.
An anthrax weapon, for example, using the Ames strain which was made in Iraq would show little differences from an another weapon using the Ames strain that was manufactured elsewhere.
The same would be true of fissile materials that were purchased from Pakistan or North Korea. The location of manufacture could probably be ascertained but not the country, or group, who had actually put it in a weapon.
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