No. 27



Iraq: Another Crisis In The Making?

In the past fortnight the signals coming out of Iraq have been contradictory as far asconcerns the outlook for later in the year. On the one hand, there has been the discoveryof traces of VX nerve gas in Iraqi missile warheads, the renewal of sanctions by theSecurity Council, the US missile attack on an Iraqi radar station and almost dailystatements from Baghdad that it will not tolerate sanctions beyond this year. On theother,...