Showing posts from June, 2005

UN Report: No Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Looks like their may have been good reasons why their were no weapons of mass destruction.

White House Downplays Missing Arms Report By JENNIFER LOVEN, Associated Press Writer
1 hour, 40 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - The White House on Friday played down a report in which U.N. weapons inspectors documented additional materials missing from weapons sites in Iraq.

White House spokesman Scott McClellan said the Bush administration had taken steps to ensure sites were secured, and he suggested it was doubtful the looted material was being used to boost other countries' weapons programs.

In a report to the U.N. Security Council, acting chief weapons inspector Demetrius Perricos said that satellite imagery experts had determined that material that could be used to make biological or chemical weapons and banned long-range missiles had been removed from 109 sites, up from 90 reported in March.

The sites have been emptied of equipment to varying degrees, with the largest percentage of missing i…