Volume 85 Issue 28 | p. 28 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 9, 2007

UN Iraq Weapons Inspection Team disbanded

Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Homeland Security, Safety

More than four years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, the United Nations Security Council has voted to disband its international monitoring group, the UN Monitoring, Verification & Inspections Commission. UNMOVIC unearthed no evidence of chemical or biological weapons activity in Iraq during its on-the-ground inspections from November 2002 to March 2003, but it was unable to dispel concerns that former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein had such active programs. After the March 2003 U.S.-led invasion . . .

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