Iraq’s WMD Moved to Syria Before War, Says General
The former number two man in Saddam’s air force claims that Iraq moved its WMD into Syria before the war.
The man who served as the no. 2 official in Saddam Hussein’s air force says Iraq moved weapons of mass destruction into Syria before the war by loading the weapons into civilian aircraft in which the passenger seats were removed. The Iraqi general, Georges Sada, makes the charges in a new book, “Saddam’s Secrets,” released this week. He detailed the transfers in an interview yesterday with The New York Sun. “There are weapons of mass destruction gone out from Iraq to Syria, and they must be found and returned to safe hands,” Mr. Sada said. “I am confident they were taken over.”
Mr. Sada’s comments come just more than a month after Israel’s top general during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Moshe Yaalon, told the Sun that Saddam “transferred the chemical agents from Iraq to Syria.”
The Syria theory has been around for a while. One would think–and I admit my technical understanding is limited–that there would be a way to track this lead down.
via John Cole, who, like me, will believe it when he sees it.