5,113. 5/28/2003

On May 28, 2003, the CIAissued a paper stating that two trailers discovered in Iraq cinched the case that Iraq had mobile biological laboratories. …analysts later acknowledged that the trailers they had discovered were used to pump hydrogen into weather balloons; the weather balloons were to be used by the Iraqis to help gauge wind conditions for its conventional artillery.”

 – James Risen, State of War, Page 119

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