posted on Nov, 23 2007 @ 10:00 PM
First as stated. It was tension between The UN, Iraq and The US and NOT between US/UN and Iraq. It was a three way tension not a two way. Dont belive
me? Here is the statement from the UN rep:
Mr. Zifferero did not suggest that this alone should constitute full Iraqi compliance with the terms of the United Nations-imposed cease-fire in the
gulf war, which mandates outside monitoring to insure that Iraq complies with a ban on the development of nuclear weapons. But he repeatedly said
his team had found no evidence of any remnant of a nuclear capability there.
"The war destroyed totally Iraq's indigenous capability to produce uranium," he said. "All the uranium they extracted is under our
My question is, why would the U.S. government want to test the water if they are the ones radiating it? Wouldn't the government NOT want to test
"Iraq has accepted a United Nations proposal for a nationwide water sampling program to insure that Baghdad does not covertly rebuild a nuclear arms
program, the head of a United Nations inspection team said today."
the UN called for the testing. Seems you are confusing the UN and the USA for the same entity. That is the tension between the 3. The USA does not
want the testing but must say things like:
"But a Bush Administration official (who would not identify himself) involved in nuclear nonproliferation policy said environmental monitoring of
this kind could not substitute for a continuing program of on-site inspections like those the United Nations has imposed on Iraq since the Persian
Imagine a tug of war and the UN is the rope. It is key to see past the "spin" that is put on the news.
[edit on 23-11-2007 by St.Joseph]