U.S. prepares for possible use of nukes in Iraq, expert says

By | 2003-01-28

As the Pentagon continues a highly visible buildup of troops and weapons in the Persian Gulf, it is also quietly preparing for the possible use of nuclear weapons in the potential war against Iraq, according to a report by a defense analyst on the LA Times.

Although they consider such a strike unlikely, military planners have been actively studying lists of potential targets and considering options, including the possible use of so-called “bunker buster” nuclear weapons against deeply buried military targets.

Source: Houston Chronicle via mefi

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