Iraq Weapons of Mass Destruction news and quotes - The Bush lies on Iraq
runs high in Iraq toward US WMD report
Right now, Iraq is
expanding and improving facilities that were used for the production of
Iraq has stockpiled
biological and chemical weapons, and is rebuilding the facilities used
to make more of those weapons
regime . . . possesses and produces chemical and biological weapons.
It is seeking nuclear weapons. We know that the regime has produced
thousands of tons of chemical agents, including mustard gas, sarin
nerve gas, VX nerve gas."
And surveillance photos
reveal that the regime is rebuilding facilities that it had used to produce
chemical and biological weapons.
Iraq could decide
on any given day to provide biological or chemical weapons to a terrorist
group or to individual terrorists,...The war on terror will not be won
until Iraq is completely and verifiably deprived of weapons of mass destruction.
officials estimate that Saddam Hussein had the materials to produce
as much as 500 tons of sarin, mustard and VX nerve agent" and "upwards
of 30,000 munitions capable of delivering chemical agents...
Our intelligence officials
estimate that Saddam Hussein had the materials to produce as much as 500
tons of sarin, mustard and VX nerve agent.
We know that Saddam
Hussein is determined to keep his weapons of mass destruction, is determined
to make more.
We have sources that
tell us that Saddam Hussein recently authorized Iraqi field commanders
to use chemical weapons -- the very weapons the dictator tells us he does
Well, there is no
question that we have evidence and information that Iraq has weapons of
mass destruction, biological and chemical particularly.
So has the strategic
decision been made to disarm Iraq of its weapons of mass destruction by
the leadership in Baghdad? I think our judgment has to be clearly not.
by this and other governments leaves no doubt that the Iraq regime continues
to possess and conceal some of the most lethal weapons ever devised.
We are asked to accept
Saddam decided to destroy those weapons. I say that such a claim is palpably
There is no doubt
that the regime of Saddam Hussein possesses weapons of mass destruction.
As this operation continues, those weapons will be identified, found,
along with the people who have produced them and who guard them.
We know where they
are. They are in the area around Tikrit and Baghdad.
We are learning more
as we interrogate or have discussions with Iraqi scientists and people
within the Iraqi structure, that perhaps he destroyed some, perhaps he
dispersed some. And so we will find them.
Before people crow
about the absence of weapons of mass destruction, I suggest they wait
There are people who
in large measure have information that we need . . . so that we can track
down the weapons of mass destruction in that country.
We'll find them. It'll
be a matter of time to do so.
I am confident that
we will find evidence that makes it clear he had weapons of mass destruction.
I'm not surprised
if we begin to uncover the weapons program of Saddam Hussein -- because
he had a weapons program.