Monday 10 February 2003

US Plans To Use BioChemical Weapons On Iraq

I guess the US English Dictionary stopped including the word HYPOCRISY in it's latest edition. Those war-mongering lunatics don't seem to understand the concept. How the hell are we supposed to rid the world of nasty weapons if we're prepared to use them ourselves?!?!? Have they all gone stark-raving bonkers???? If ever a geo-political bully existed it is this current US administration, current US foreign policy can be summed up in the following sentance:

"Do what I say not what I do, and do it right now or I'll kick your head in."

Top US military planners are preparing for the US to use incapacitating biochemical weapons in an invasion of Iraq. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Gen. Richard Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, revealed the plans in February 5th testimony before the US House Armed Services Committee.

This is the first official US acknowledgement that it may use (bio)chemical weapons in its crusade to rid other countries of such weapons. The Sunshine Project and other nonprofits have warned since late 2001 that the "War on Terrorism" may result in the United States using prohibited biological and chemical armaments, thereby violating the same treaties it purports to defend. The US announcement creates grave concerns for the future of arms control agreements, particularly the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Rumsfeld stated that plans are being made for multiple applications, including use of gas or aerosols on unarmed Iraqi civilians, in caves, and on prisoners.

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