Iraq Blusters Again

Issue 578 - 26 Jan 1998
Once again, Saddam Hussein’s bluster provides the backdrop for another Gulf crisis and the opportunity for the USA and Britain to flex their military muscles. This time, Saddam has chosen to personalise the dispute, objecting to a US inspector he claims is working for US intelligence. This complaint is, like those directed at US inspectors last November, calculated to isolate the USA.

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