Saddam is playing nice, but exposing Iraq's arms will take more than surprise palace visits

Saddam is playing nice, but exposing Iraq's arms will take more than surprise palace visits

Open the gate. we want to come in."

With those words last week at the entrance to one of Iraq's presidential sites, weapons inspectors in Baghdad made it clear they intended to go anywhere they wanted in the renewed hunt for weapons of mass destruction that Saddam Hussein may possess. After a few minutes' hesitation by startled palace guards, the 23 U.N. and International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors were welcomed in--to enter rooms, poke in closets, even inspect a store of marmalade. Iraq was making it just as clear that the regime intended to make a show of its cooperation with...

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