This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: nuclear capability. Why else throw out the inspection teams and endure continuing sanctions? Throughout the year, the administration pressed for a United Nations resolution demanding resumption of weapons inspection with full and free access. In October 2002, Iraq declared it would comply. Nonetheless, the new inspectors complained of bad faith. In January, their chief, Hans Blix, presented a report to the UN declaring that Iraq had failed to account for its weapons of mass destruction; he recommended resumption of weapons inspections. Bush in the meantime had received a Senate authorization by a vote of 7723 for the use of military force. The U.S. military began a buildup of personnel and materiel in Kuwait....
View Full Document
- Fall '10