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Tilting at Windmills

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February 25, 2003
By: Kevin Drum

WILL IRAQ DESTROY ITS MISSILES?....Dan Rather interviewed Saddam Hussein and asked him about those missiles the UN has told him to destroy:

Saddam's response: "We do not have missiles that go beyond the proscribed range." He thereby strongly indicated Iraq would resist efforts to begin the destruction of the missiles.

The Agonist is reading Stratfor, which says just the opposite:

Stratfor says 'reliable sources' in the Russian "government say Hussein indeed has promised to cooperate with the inspectors' demands -- including that Baghdad scrap its al Samoud 2 missile program by March 1, an announcement that sources expect to be forthcoming within days."

That makes everything clearer, doesn't it?

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