1,502. 3/15/1999

“Barred from Iraq, UNSCOM’s [United Nations Special Commission, the inspection group that searched for WMD] mandate ended when a UN panel concluded, in March 1999, that the bulk of Iraq’s weapons programmes had been dismantled, but that Iraq continued to require an ongoing monitoring and verification system for whatever WMD made have eluded UNSCOM’s inspectors.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Ali A. Allawi, The Occupation of Iraq, Page 71

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