Saddam’s WMD are alive and well and buried in Syria

Malnie Phillips wrote an article in The Spectator titled “I found Saddam’s WMD bunkers”

She began it with

It’s a fair bet that you have never heard of a guy called Dave Gaubatz. It’s also a fair bet that you think the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq has found absolutely nothing, nada, zilch; and that therefore there never were any WMD programmes in Saddam’s Iraq to justify the war ostensibly waged to protect the world from Saddam’s use of nuclear, biological or chemical weapons.

Then she blogged on the subject under the title The questions that need to be asked about those WMD.

In it she raises a great deal of evidence in support and then extacts from Memorandum in Support of Request for Congressional Investigation of John Negroponte,submitted by John Loftus, President the International Intelligence Summit (

You won’t want to miss reading it all.

April 23, 2007 | 4 Comments »

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  1. Many thanks for continuing to focus on this. Both major political parties, for different reasons, want this issue to go away. This is not a Democratic or Republican issue but it is an issue that goes to the heart of the security of the Western world. It is vitally important that we find out what was in those trailers.

    I agree with Randy Iraq’s WMD will turn up somewhere. Unfortunatly this will probably be when they are are used. I hope and pray I’m wrong.

  2. … if you think this is not at least a possibility.

    I do not think it is a possibility. I think it is a well documented fact.

    What is neither a fact nor a possibility is the story about three massively sized bunkers beneath the river bed of the Euphrates. Which should have been secretly constructed without leaving a trace on satellite images, which covered every part of the country every day of the year for decades. Even more improbable is the story about how these three massive bunkers were reopened and emptied without this giant project being noticed by satellites or by the thousands of coalition soliders in the area. Please consult with any group of construction engineers on what the rigging of such project would look like above ground.

  3. I noted this article along with an article by Glick and posted a link to it here on Israpundit last Friday ( ). I was a little surprised no one had anything to say about it.

    Syria more than likely has WMD via Saddam. Saddam and Assad were establishing closer ties before the US invasion of Iraq and if Saddam would send his jets to Iran (who was a foe) for safe haven before the Gulf War in ’91, why would anyone think he would not do the same with WMD to Syria?

    Satellite photos showed lines of trailers heading to Syria before the invasion and Israeli intelligence confirms this also.

    I think you are either very naive or hooked on an agenda if you think this is not at least a possibility.

    Thanks, for bringing this up again Ted, Iraqi WMD are going to some up somewhere someday. I hope it is not when they are being used.

  4. Sorry, Melanie, but this story is at best entertaining. The described construction project aimed at building concrete bunkers beneath the riverbed of the Euphrates would have been rather voluminous and would have taken years to accomplish (not to speak of the recovery operation), and it would have been very easy to monitor daily from a satellite. Please check Mr. Gaubatz’ medical record.

    By the way, – the transfer of Iraqi WMDs to Syria was described several years ago by Yossef Bodansky (including the Iranian purchase of former Soviet nuclear bombs from Khazakstan). What became of him, – does anybody know?

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