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From owner-imap@chumbly.math.missouri.edu Sun Feb 23 14:00:36 2003
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2003 18:02:03 -0600 (CST)
From: Gregory Elich <gelich@worldnet.att.net>
Subject: UN Inspectors Trash Bush>s Evidence
Article: 152460
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UN inspectors trash Bush's evidence

From Richard Wallace, US Editor, In New York, The Mirror, 22 February 2003

US intelligence on Iraq>s weapons of mass destruction was garbage, UN inspectors said yesterday.

They claimed undeniable evidence that Saddam Hussein was double-dealing over disarmament was circumstantial, outdated or completely wrong.

The weapons team said they found NOTHING at an alleged nuclear research site shown in satellite pictures to the UN, and NOTHING at a Saddam palace where they were given precise co-ordinates of incriminating evidence.

Other claims relating to nuclear research and missiles were also fake. Claiming the inspectors had been fed garbage after garbage after garbage by President Bush>s spy chiefs, one said: We>ve better things to do than run around the country chasing bogus evidence.

The slapdown came as Tony Blair said he would defy any peace plea from the Pope, who he meets today.

Stepping up the moral case for war on Iraq, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said that reports showed Saddam was planning to use chemical and bio-weapons against a range of targets.