TARGET GADDAFI, AGAIN

HE'S BUILDING A HUGE PLANT TO MAKE NERVE GAS, AND THE CIA IS TRYING TO STOP IT. AN EXCLUSIVE REPORT

BY THE END OF 1992, DRAWING on satellite photos and reports from spies on the ground, the CIA team decided it had enough data to produce a computer model of the secret plant. When the experts gathered around a terminal at the agency's headquarters in Langley, Virginia, what they saw on the video screen took their breath away. It was a huge underground chamber of several thousand square feet, almost three stories high. Two years earlier, Washington had succeeded in an international campaign to close down Libya's chemical-weapons plant at Rabta. Now Muammar Gaddafi was building a second nerve-gas plant near...

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