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The greatest threat : Iraq, weapons of mass destruction, and the growing crisis of global security

Author: Richard Butler
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Greatest Threat tells the inside story of the UN's failed attempt to stop Saddam and explains the terrible cost of that failure. It also presents a striking new vision for how Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program - and such programs in general - can be stopped."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Butler
ISBN: 1891620533 9781891620539 1586480391 9781586480394
OCLC Number: 122969556
Description: xxiv, 262 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. A Glimpse of Terror 1 --
2. Peace as a Career 12 --
3. To Disarm Saddam 34 --
4. Summons 55 --
5. What Honeymoon? 72 --
6. Russians Make Their Move 93 --
7. Resistance Stiffens 111 --
8. Kofi Annan Goes to Baghdad 127 --
9. Road Map to Nowhere 155 --
10. Five-Dollar Bet 169 --
11. Final Deception 187 --
12. Desert Fox and the Twilight of UNSCOM 200 --
13. Son of UNSCOM 222 --
14. Conclusion: The Principle of the Exception 233.
Responsibility: Richard Butler.

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The Greatest Threat is the ""brutally candid"" inside story of the West's failure to stop Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein from building weapons of mass destruction (Booklist).  Read more...

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