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  Encyclopedia: Iraq disarmament crisis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At a European Union meeting in Luxembourg, a UN safe-haven in northern Iraq is establish, north of the latitude 36 degrees north, for the protection of Kurds.
Iraq's supposed acquisition of African uranium was a feature in Colin Powell's speech to the UN Security Council in February and in George W. Bush's State of the Union Address.
Iraq disarmament crisis: In an interview on BBC Radio 4, Clare Short, a member of Tony Blair?s cabinet, describes his stance on Iraq as "deeply reckless", and says she would resign if he committed the UK to war without an unambiguous mandate from the United Nations.
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 Iraq disarmament crisis timeline 1990-1996 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Iraq was required to turn over all biological and chemical weapons to Unscom for destruction, and ordered to respect the 1968 Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty.
Iraq was also ordered not to move or hide anything relating to its nuclear, chemical or biological programs.
Iraq says that it considers the Monitoring and Verification Plans adopted by Resolution 715 to be unlawful, and states that it is not ready to comply with the Resolution.
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 Iraq disarmament crisis timeline 2001-2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Specifically, Iraq has refused to destroy its al-Samoud 2 long range missiles - a weapon system that was in violation of the UN Security Council's resolutions and the US treaty with Iraq.
However, the spokesman of the White House, Ari Fleischer declares that the Iraq commitment to destroying these missiles is a fraud that President George W. Bush had predicted, and indicates that the United States wants a total and complete disarmament of Iraq.
Iraq also destroys a launcher and five engines in a rush to prove it is disarming before a crucial U.N. report on March 7.
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 Wikipedia: 1998
April 8 - Iraq disarmament crisis: UNSCOM reports to the UN Security Council that Iraq's declaration on its biological weapons program is incomplete and inadequate.
August 26 - Iraq disarmament crisis: Scott Ritter resigns from UNSCOM, sharply criticized the Clinton administration and the U.N. Security Council for not being vigorous enough about insisting that Iraq's weapons of mass destruction be destroyed.
September 29 - Iraq disarmament crisis: The United States Congress passes the "Iraq Liberation Act", which states that the U.S. wants to remove Saddam Hussein from power and replace the government with a democratic institution.
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 Encyclopedia article: Iraq disarmament crisis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Iraq quit cooperating with the inspectors only days later and the inspectors left the country in December.
That the government of Iraq has failed to produce evidence of the destruction of caches of weapons of mass destruction (additional info and facts about weapons of mass destruction), i.e.
After the invasion of Iraq, the Iraq Survey Group (additional info and facts about Iraq Survey Group), headed by David Kay (additional info and facts about David Kay) was formed to find WMD in Iraq.
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 Iraq disarmament crisis
During most of 2002 and into 2003, the United States government continued to call for "regime change" in Iraq and threatened to use military force to overthrow the Iraqi government unless Iraq rid itself of all weapons of mass destruction and convinced the UN that it had done so.
US diplomatic pressure to bring Iraq to compliance with UN Security Council Resolution 1441, quickly created a diplomatic crisis in the UN, where some were in agreement with the US position, while others dissented, notably the permanent security council members France, Russia and the People's Republic of China and fellow NATO members Germany and Belgium.
After the invasion of Iraq, the Iraq Survey Group, headed by David Kay was formed to find WMD in Iraq.
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 Learn more about 2003 in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
March 12 - Iraq disarmament crisis: British prime minister Tony Blair proposes an amendment to the possible 18th U.N. resolution, which would call for Iraq to meet certain benchmarks to prove that it was disarming.
March 16 - Iraq disarmament crisis: The leaders of the United States, Britain, Portugal and Spain meet at a summit in the Azores Islands.
November 12 - Occupation of Iraq: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
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 Iraq Disarmament Crisis History .. The History Beat
Iraq's UN Ambassador Concedes “Game Is Over” - Washington Post - UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iraq's UN ambassador, Mohammed Aldouri, said on Wednesday "the game is over" and he hoped the Iraqi people soon would be able to...
Iraq could release strategic floods: US - Indian Express - Iraq's military could deliberately cause flooding along the Tigris River between the capital Baghdad and the city of Al Kut by releasing water from upstream reservoirs, the US Defense Department said in a statement...
UN readies Iraq food crisis plan - BBC - The United Nations food agency, believing that it may be facing the largest and most costly humanitarian crisis in history, is making contingency plans to feed the people of Iraq...
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The amendment is immediately rejected by France, w&year174=2003&month174=2&day174=11&DisDate174=03 11 2003&Title174= Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraqi fighters threaten two U.S. U-2 surveillance planes, flying missions for U.N. weapons inspectors, forcing them to abort their mission and return to base.
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 Encyclopedia article on Iraq disarmament crisis [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The issue of Iraq's disarmament reached a crisis in 2002-2003, when George W. Bush demanded a complete end to alleged Iraqi production and use of weapons of mass destruction.
Under United Nations actions regarding Iraq, in place since the 1991 Gulf War, Iraq was banned from developing or possessing such weapons.
As of February 10, 2003 neither Iraq nor the United States have ratified the ICC treaty, and therefore a US attack on Iraq would not fall under the jurisdiction of the ICC.
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 Definition of Iraq disarmament crisis timeline 1997-2000
Iraq admitted that some of this equipment had been used to produce VX gas in May, 1997.
Iraq signs a "Memorandum of Understanding" with the UN, which says that the country will accept all relevant Security Council resolutions, cooperate fully with UNSCOM and the IAEA, and will grant UNSCOM and the IAEA immediate, unconditional and unrestricted access for their inspections.
Iraq ends all forms of cooperation with the UNSCOM teams and expels inspectors from the country.
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 Iraq disarmament crisis at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During most of 2002 and into 2003, the United States government has called for "regime change" in Iraq and threatened to use military force to overthrow the Iraqi government unless Iraq rids itself of all weapons of mass destruction and convinces the UN that it has done so.
Bush originally stated that existing resolutions were sufficient to justify the US launching a war, Tony Blair, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, insisted that the UN must be involved, and it is widely believed that Colin Powell, US secretary of state, agreed strongly with this view, and that a new resolution was required.
Iraq was supposed to exhaustively list its existing weapons of mass destruction by December 8th 2002, and the inspectors would then confirm their existence and subsequent destruction.
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 1996 - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal
February - Iraq disarmament crisis: Recently defected Iraqi weapons program leader and son-in-law to Saddam Hussein, Hussein Kamel[?], returns to Iraq.
June - Iraq disarmament crisis: As Iraq continues to refuse inspectors access to a number of sites, the U.S. fails in its attempt to build support for military action against Iraq in the UN Security Council.
July - Iraq disarmament crisis: U.N. Inspector Ritter attempts to conduct surprise inspections on the Republican Guard facility at the airport, but is blocked by Iraqi officials.
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 2003 Invasion of Iraq
In 2002 the Iraq disarmament crisis arose primarily as a diplomatic situation.
Opponents of the Iraq war disagreed with many of the arguments presented by the administration, attacking them variously as being untrue, inadequate to justify a pre-emptive war, or likely to have results different from the administration's intentions.
Before the attack, the head UN weapons inspector in Iraq, Hans Blix, clearly stated that his teams had been unable to find any evidence of nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons in Iraq, but that there were issues that had not yet been resolved.
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 Detailed information about 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
* April 8 - Iraq disarmament crisis: UNSCOM reports to the UN Security Council that Iraq's declaration on its biological weapons program is incomplete and inadequate.
* August 26 - Iraq disarmament crisis: Scott Ritter resigns from UNSCOM, sharply criticized the Clinton administration and the U.N. Security Council for not being vigorous enough about insisting that Iraq's weapons of mass destruction be destroyed.
Ritter told reporters that "Iraq is not disarming," "Iraq retains the capability to launch a chemical strike." * September 29 - Iraq disarmament crisis: The United States Congress passes the "Iraq Liberation Act", which states that the U.S. wants to remove Saddam Hussein from power and replace the government with a democratic institution.
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 Detailed information about 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
* January - Iraq disarmament crisis: Facing worldwide criticism, a statement is released by the leaders of Britain, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Hungary, Poland, Denmark and the Czech Republic showing support for the U.S.'s position on Iraq, saying that Saddam Hussein should not be allowed to violate U.N. resolutions.
* March 12 - Iraq disarmament crisis: British prime minister Tony Blair proposes an amendment to the possible 18th U.N. resolution, which would call for Iraq to meet certain benchmarks to prove that it was disarming.
* March 16 - Iraq disarmament crisis: The leaders of the United States, Britain, Portugal and Spain meet at a summit in the Azores Islands.
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 2003 at Caribbean Topfunwebsites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
* January 30 - Iraq disarmament crisis: The leaders of United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Hungary, Poland, Denmark, and the Czech Republic release a statement, the letter of the eight, demonstrating support for the United States' plans for an 2003 invasion of Iraq.
** Iraq disarmament crisis: British prime minister Tony Blair proposes an amendment to the possible 18th U.N. resolution, which would call for Iraq to meet certain benchmarks to prove that it was disarming.
** Iraq disarmament crisis: The leaders of the United States, Britain, Portugal, and Spain meet at a summit in the Azores Islands.
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 ipedia.com: 2003 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
January 30 - Iraq disarmament crisis: Facing worldwide criticism and against the wishes of the majorities of their own electorates, leaders of Britain, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Hungary, Poland, Denmark, and the Czech Republic release a statement, the letter of the eight, demonstrating support for the United States' plans for an invasion of Iraq.
March 1 - Iraq disarmament crisis: the Turkish speaker of Parliament voids the vote accepting U.S troops involved in the planned invasion of Iraq into Turkey on constitutional grounds.
March 17 - Iraq disarmament crisis: U.S. President George W. Bush gives an ultimatum: Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and his sons must either leave Iraq, or face military action at a time of the U.S.'s choosing.
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 1998 -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
February 3 - Cavalese cable-car disaster: a United States Military pilot causes the death of 20 people near Trento, Italy when his low-flying plane severs the cable of a cable-car.
September 26 - The Adelaide Crows do what the critics said was impossible, win their 2nd AFL (Australian Football League) Premiership to make it Back2Back.
September 29 - Iraq disarmament crisis: The U.S. Congress passes the "Iraq Liberation Act", which states that the United States wants to remove Saddam Hussein from power and replace the government with a democratic institution.
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 biology - 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
February 3 - Cavalese cable-car disaster: a United States Military pilot causes the death of 20 skiers in Italy riding on a lift suspended by a cable snapped by the low-flying plane.
February 19 - 66-day flout begins in Auckland, New Zealand.
September 15 - Telecommunications companies MCI Communications and WorldCom complete their $37 billion merger to form MCI WorldCom.
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