Peering Into the Shadows: Iraq's Bioweapons Program

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Science  16 Aug 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5584, pp. 1110-1112
DOI: 10.1126/science.297.5584.1110

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Four years after international weapons inspectors were thrown out of Iraq, they are preparing to return with more questions. The buzz of activity at a livestock vaccine facility south of Baghdad, some weapons experts say, is one of many hints that Iraq may be attempting to replenish its biological arsenal. Several U.N. weapons inspectors agreed to speak with Science, on condition of anonymity, about the inconsistencies and riddles they hope to explore.