Saturday, May 03, 2003

Missing nukes?! (cont.)
As I stated in my 4/26/03 post, this was one of my big concerns about invading Iraq - that the WMDs (or other deadly materials) would be scattered.

The survey, conducted by a U.S. Special Forces detachment and eight nuclear experts from a Pentagon office called the Direct Support Team, appeared to offer fresh evidence that the war has dispersed the country's most dangerous technologies beyond anyone's knowledge or control. ... Though not suitable to produce a fission bomb, the highest-energy isotopes here, including cesium and cobalt, have been sought by terrorists interested in using conventional explosives to scatter radioactive dust. Iraqi Nuclear Site Is Found Looted (

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