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New U.S. WMD Adviser Heads to Baghdad This Week Mon Jun 16, 7:54 PM ET http://tinyurl.com/eisp WASHINGTON (Reuters) - David Kay, the former U.N. chief nuclear weapons inspector who the CIA has charged with developing a strategy for finding Iraq 's alleged biological and chemical weapons, will go to Baghdad this week to begin his new task, a U.S. official said on Monday. CIA Director George Tenet last week announced the appointment of Kay to serve as an Iraq-based special adviser. CIA and Pentagon officials still maintain that those types of weapons will eventually be found in Iraq. The Pentagon's Iraq Survey Group, a new team formed to reinvigorate the hunt for weapons of mass destruction, will implement the strategy that Kay develops. The Iraq Survey Group includes dozens of former U.N. arms inspectors who worked in Iraq over the past 12 years. ... ==================================================== David Kay is personally heavily invested in 'finding the smoking gun'... eg,, from May 25 Telegraph: http://tinyurl.com/eit4 Britain finds Iraq's 'smoking gun': a top-secret missile "David Kay, the former United Nations weapons inspector responsible for dismantling Iraq's nuclear weapons programme in the 1990s, said the British discovery proved that Saddam had no intention of complying with UN requirements. "This is the smoking gun we have been looking for," he said. "We have known all along that Saddam was desperate to develop a delivery system for his mass destruction weapons, and this missile would undoubtedly have given him that capability." ====================================================== Interestingly, this morning I saw footage of Kay's arrival in Baghdad on the US news. They showed lots of army people unloading huge boxes from the same plane, too. It was funny, as the newscaster was mentioning that Kay has been appointed to make sure Saddam's WMD are FOUND, they showed the images of the soldiers unloading the large boxes and crates FROM Kay's plane. Quite surreal. Let us see what David Kay 'finds. Blair and Bush's political life may depend on it. _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk