Saturday, March 8
Iraq’s disarming a charade: Bush
Nadim Ladki & Adam Entous, The Sunday Express, March 9, 2003
Baghdad/ Washington: Threatened with a March 17 deadline to disarm, Iraq scrapped more of its missiles on Saturday in a process President George W. Bush dismissed as a charade.
An attack on Baghdad could come even sooner than March 17, the date set down in a new UN resolution which was the subject of diplomatic haggling this weekend. If the resolution fails to win the backing of UN Security Council, Washington and its allies might well go to war earlier. [...]