March 14, 2004

Tehran Times: U.S. planting WMDs in Iraq?

[Connecticut journalist Marie Coady incredulously reported this to SPJ-L. To see the full story, go to Tehran Times. I think that journalists should do their best to check out the accusation. If it's a fake, no Pulitzer, but a good example of how far the enemies of freedom will go to trash the United States. If true.... ]

U.S. Unloading WMD in Iraq


TEHRAN (Mehr News Agency) Over the past few days, there have been reports that U.S. forces have unloaded a large cargo of parts for constructing long-range missiles and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the southern ports of Iraq.

The source said that in order to avoid suspicion, ordinary cargo ships were used to download the cargo, which consisted of weapons produced in the 1980s and 1990s.

"Most of these weapons are of Eastern European origin and some parts are from the former Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc. The U.S. obtained them through confiscations during sales of banned arms over the past two decades," he said.

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