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Iraq's Program 'Advanced'

 


 

Iraq’s weapons program is "too advanced and too dangerous to allow it to proceed unfettered," says Wallace Thies, politics professor at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

"That it has taken eight years to try stop Iraq’s pursuit of weapons of mass destruction suggests that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is unlikely to change his mind and become a virtuous member of the world community."

Although the Clinton administration seems determined to attack Iraq, Thies said objectives are unclear and it is not clear how attacks would be conducted. He notes several other considerations for the United States. Thies says:

Thies can be reached for interviews at: office 202-319-6230, home 301-774-1264. For more information, call Annamarie DeCarlo, 202-319-5600.

 

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