Richard Spertzel

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Politics & Policy

Blix War Avoidance

Listening to Hans Blix’s report to the Security Council, one gets the impression UNMOVIC’s task is not to ensure that Iraq gives up its weapons of mass destruction, but rather ...
Politics & Policy

More Time?!

Hans Blix has expressed a determination to gain more time for his team to do its inspections. To what end? The mission of UNMOVIC is not to find biological- or ...
Politics & Policy

No Smoking Gun

Hans Blix, chief U.N. weapons inspector, reported to the U.N. Security Council that UNMOVIC had found “no smoking gun.” It seems that the expectation for a smoking gun would be ...