1,705. 8/9/2000

“In a follow-up report [officially published on August 9, 2000], the CIA wrote: ‘In 1995, Iraq admitted to having an offensive BW [biological weapons] program and submitted the first in a series of Full, Final, and Complete Disclosures (FFCDs) that were supposed to reveal the full scope of its BW program. According to UNSCOM [UN Special Commission on Iraq], these disclosures are incomplete and filled with inaccuracies. Since the full scope and nature of Iraq’s BW program was not verified, UNSCOM assessed that Iraq continues to maintain a knowledge base and industrial infrastructure that could be used to produce quickly a large amount of BW agents at any time, if needed.’ ”

 – Douglas Feith, War and Decision, Page 226

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