Iraq: Squeezing Military Secrets Out of Saddam

Squeezing Military Secrets Out of Saddam

SADDAM HUSSEIN'S refusal to allow U.N. inspection of sensitive sites suspected of harboring secrets about his chemical- and biological-warfare capability has sharply raised the stakes in the confrontation with the U.S. "Sooner or later, something is going to give," PRESIDENT CLINTON said publicly last week during one of the few escapes he got from Zippergate. Privately, White House aides are suggesting that U.S. military force may soon be unavoidable. "We're not going to stand by if we feel that our interests are profoundly threatened," says one. Administration officials believe Saddam's political and military authority would be disrupted by sustained bombing--even though...

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