ATROCITIES PLANNED: Reuters: Powell Cites

ATROCITIES PLANNED: Reuters: Powell Cites Report That Iraq Plans Chemical Attack. Specifically, there are plans to (1) use chemicals against Iraqis in the south (read: Shi’a) and blame it on Americans; (2) acquire uniforms similar to those worn by U.S. and British forces “in order to carry out massacres, which would then be blamed on coalition forces. These would, of course, be war crimes.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.