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Marines discover huge underground Iraqi nuclear site
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | Wednesday, April 9, 2003 | Carl Prine

Posted on 04/09/2003 4:55:54 PM PDT by Freedomsfriend

Edited on 04/13/2004 2:02:56 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

SOUTH OF BAGHDAD In a valley sculpted by man, between the palms and roses, lies a vast marble and steel city known as Al-Tuwaitha.

In the suburbs about 18 miles south of the capital's suburbs, this city comprises nearly 100 buildings workshops, laboratories, cooling towers, nuclear reactors, libraries and barracks that belong to the Iraqi Atomic Energy Commission.


(Excerpt) Read more at pittsburghlive.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: altuwaitha

1 posted on 04/09/2003 4:55:54 PM PDT by Freedomsfriend
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To: Freedomsfriend
Take Hans Blix by the hand and lead him there. Do you think he'll find anything?
2 posted on 04/09/2003 4:58:53 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Inspections are working? bah!)
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3 posted on 04/09/2003 4:59:29 PM PDT by Support Free Republic (Your support keeps Free Republic going strong!)
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To: Freedomsfriend
Sorry about that Ditto I did a search but didn't see that you had already posted this article.
4 posted on 04/09/2003 4:59:48 PM PDT by Freedomsfriend
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To: Freedomsfriend
No WMDs my arse!
5 posted on 04/09/2003 5:00:06 PM PDT by kaktuskid
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Maybe Hans is too busy with his head in the clouds, wringing his hands over global warming.
6 posted on 04/09/2003 5:00:35 PM PDT by Paul Atreides
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To: Freedomsfriend
Good article. Already posted here.
7 posted on 04/09/2003 5:00:51 PM PDT by k2blader ("Mercy, detached from Justice, grows unmerciful." - C. S. Lewis)
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To: Freedomsfriend
Well, I sure hope this one is " for real " !
8 posted on 04/09/2003 5:01:30 PM PDT by genefromjersey (Save the last 6 for pall-bearers !)
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To: Freedomsfriend
Do you realize what this means? We were one UN-brokered compromise away from having Manhattan turned instantaneously into a crater.
9 posted on 04/09/2003 5:03:00 PM PDT by Kenno
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To: Kenno
We were one UN-brokered compromise away from having Manhattan turned instantaneously into a crater.

But I thought the city council made the city a no-war zone? LOL! Man, I'm getting goosebumps!

10 posted on 04/09/2003 5:05:19 PM PDT by lsee
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Officials at the IAEA could not be reached for comment.

Well, there's a surprize.

11 posted on 04/09/2003 5:06:41 PM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: Freedomsfriend
Actual title: Marines hold nuclear site
12 posted on 04/09/2003 5:10:36 PM PDT by SMEDLEYBUTLER
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To: Freedomsfriend
Duplicate post.
13 posted on 04/09/2003 5:13:07 PM PDT by Eala
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