March 26, 2003
About Those Iraqi Weapons...
The U.S. military, though it hasn't done so yet, promising to "find" the Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction which elicited this farce of a war. Uh, gee, didn't The Superbrain already declare on any number of occasions that his intelligence apparatus had determined the continued existence of such weapons? If so, then why do they have to be "found"? If U.S. intelligence knows of their existence, it should know exactly where they are (or, if they've been moved, where to).
This is just kindergarten-level logic, isn't it?
Update: Five days later, "senior officials in Washington said that intelligence information about weapons of mass destruction at 10 sites had proved to be unfounded." The Bush Administration vows to "find" them, and maybe it will (by hook or by crook). But U.S. intelligence last Autumn said that it didn't expect Saddam to use any weapons he might possess, unless attacked. Now, under heavy bombardment, he still hasn't used them -- if he has them (it's worth recalling that Hans Blix had requested "not years, not weeks, but months" more to finally determine Iraq's disarmament status).
So if he won't use them unless attacked, won't use them if attacked, the U.S. invaders can't find them...
Posted by Eddie Tews at March 26, 2003 01:44 PM