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ELUSIVE QUARRY: U.S. troops hunt for WMDs

We thought we had the smoking gun at one point, but it was nothing," says U.S. Army Captain Andy Morgado, whose unit's responsibilities include scouring the deserts of northwest Iraq in search of weapons of mass destruction. The so-far fruitless quest to locate evidence of WMDs is having different effects on either side of the Atlantic. With some 70% of Americans professing to be untroubled by the lack of WMDs, President Bush can probably afford to gloss over the issue. "We think we're O.K. with the audience that counts," says a Bush aide — so O.K. that unnamed aides have been...

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