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Answers to Nicknames Rdxy and Hmxy

In an interview, IAEA chief Mohamed El Baradei denied trying to influence the U.S. presidential election.

According to the Washington Post this morning, he said he raised the issue of the allegedly missing explosives with U.S. authorities “hoping they could help retrieve the explosives.”

Yeah, that’s the ticket. He thought the Americans could help get the stuff back. U.S. authorities would never have thought of such an idea on their own.

And how might they get the stuff back? Well, maybe some Marines could tape some signs on telephone polls saying: “Lost: 380 tons of HMX and RMX. Sentimental value. Reward for return. Call Moh, 212 555 1212.”

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...