3,142. 11/30/2001

“A top State Department official said today [November 30, 2001] that the United States was on ‘a roll’ in its campaign against the Taliban in Afghanistan and that President Bush intended to use the momentum to force Iraq to open its borders to United Nations inspectors looking for weapons of mass destruction.”

 – Patrick E. Tyler and David E. Sanger, “U.S. To Press Iraq to Let U.N. Search For Banned Arms,” The New York Times, Dec. 1, 2001

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