December 8, 2002
knows if he can avoid a war taking place till March
then there cannot be a war and he will remain in power.
the same time he knows that it is very likely a war
will occur to oust him, so does not want to reveal
where his weapons of mass destruction are so that
he still has a hidden hand that will make the US and
UK more cautious about going to war.
US and UK governments received the Iraqi declaration
with scepticism even before they
preparations are under way with some reports suggesting
that the Americans are ready for action. Build up
continues in Qatar, while the number
of military raids inside Iraq has risen by 300%.
Details of how to run Iraq
after Saddam are being decided, but mixed messages, which can be read
one way or another, are being sent to keep Saddam
thinking that he can get away with it.