Iraq has agreed “in principle” to destroy its al-Samoud II missiles starting tomorrow, and chief U.N. weapons inspector Has Blix says this is “very significant.” President Bush, however, dismisses this out of hand and for the first time explicitly says war is coming and there’s no way to stop it. And poll results show support for war shallow.
A web site that has been the reipient of tapes from Osama bin Laden published an announcement of an imminent terror attack, perhaps inside the United States, within 10 days. Also, today Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge announced the U.S. was stepping down to ThreatCon Yellow.
General Tommy Franks, the man who will run the war against Iraq, arrived Tuesday at his command post in Qatar, according to Reuters. Camp As Sayliyah will be the forward position for commanding U.S. and allied forces against Saddam Hussein’s army when hostilities begin. Normally based in Tampa, Fla., the commander of Central Command is expected to stay in Qatar “until the Iraq crisis was over,” according to officials in Florida.
Or will he?
Greetings all. It seems there has been a lot of people commenting on various posts at Back to Iraq. And that’s great. Debate is good. Even from you, Casca. So I’m considering starting a discussion forum based on phpBB where you all can go at each other’s throats in a central arena, although there will …
Stratfor and the Associated Press are reporting that former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, supposedly a personal friend of Saddam Hussein, visited Baghdad on Feb. 23 on a secret mission. A statement from Moscow reveals that the Iraqi president was asked — and agreed — to cooperate fully with U.N. weapons inspectors.
Therefore, Saddam must be stopped.