Iraq: But Does It Add Up to War?

To convince the world that force is the only option, Colin Powell put forward the best evidence U.S. intelligence could reveal.


--THE CHARGES Iraq moved biological and chemical weapons prior to inspections, sometimes just minutes before

Iraq has several mobile biological-weapons labs hidden in tractor trailers and railcars

Saddam ordered missiles previously hidden in Baghdad palm groves sent to the western desert. Some are loaded with biotoxins

--THE EVIDENCE Satellite photos, intercepted phone calls, accounts of defectors and Iraqis still in the country

--SMOKING GUN? The satellite photos show hide-and-seek but require expert interpretation. The phone calls are suspicious, but only one is damning. The drawings of mobile labs are still just drawings


--THE CHARGES Saddam ordered any scientist...

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