Friday, January 31, 2003

German Guilty of Violating UN Sanctions On Iraq

The Germans who insist Iraq has no deadly weapons today convicted Bernd Schompeter of dealing in drills that can be used for boring tubes for long-range cannons, capable of launching nuclear, chemical or biological warheads.

His sentence: three to five years. He delivered the weapons to a man in Jordan who then took them to Iraq ... all in violation of the UN sanctions we keep hearing should be working ... but says he had no idea they could be used to make weapons. He did admit he lacked the required licenses to deal in the goods he was selling.

Lost in the anti-Bush media blitz is that half of the companies on Iraq's list of weapons providers are German ... as recently as last year.

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