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[casi] Let the inspectors in!!!

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There's been a lot of talk in the news about the need for a certain illegitimate leader that won't 
let in weapons inspectors.  This country has used WMD before, so they are to be feared.  You know 
where I'm going with this...


Mr Dando believes Washington's motive for torpedoing the deal, which had the support of its allies, 
was to maintain secrecy over US research work on biological weapons. He said that work includes:
 CIA efforts to copy a Soviet cluster bomb designed to disperse biological weapons
 A project by the Pentagon to build a bio-weapon plant from commercially available materials to 
prove that terrorists could do the same thing
 Research by the Defence Intelligence Agency into the possibility of genetically engineering a new 
strain of antibiotic-resistant anthrax
 A programme to produce dried and weaponised anthrax spores, officially for testing US 
bio-defences, but far more spores were allegedly produced than necessary for such purposes and it 
is unclear whether they have been destroyed or simply stored.
In each case, the US argued the research work was being done for defensive purposes, but their 
legality under the BWC is questionable, the scientists argue. <<,12271,821306,00.html

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