Re: Fears of nanotech

Rik van Riel (
Sun, 5 Sep 1999 23:49:36 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 5 Sep 1999 wrote:

> My guess is that the reason Iraq did not use chemical weapons in
> the 1991 Gulf War was that Saddam Hussein was worried about the
> response that might bring.

Tareq Aziz (sp?) told the real reason in an interview on CNN some time ago.

Saddam wanted to use chemical and biological weapons, but the (more sensible) generals and ministers (including mr. Aziz himself) adviced against it because

"it would not be wise"


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