Weapons: The Search For The Smoking Gun

While Iraqis were carrying off everything from leather sofas to gold-plated fixtures last week, Americans were rooting through government offices and Saddam's palaces for something else: clues to the location of Saddam's suspected weapons of mass destruction (WMD). And they hit some pay dirt. Military sources told TIME that documents found in the dictator's cratered residences in Baghdad may provide new clues to specific weapons and where they are stored. On Saturday, General Amir al-Saadi, Saddam's top science adviser, surrendered to U.S. forces in Baghdad, insisting that Iraq had no WMD, but U.S. officials believe he has valuable information. The hunt...

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