U.S. May Launch Nuclear Attacks on Iraq
TEHRAN TIMES POLITICAL DESK
TEHRAN - Head of Pentagon's Commission
for Military Policies, Richard Pearl said that although the U.S.
conventional weapons are much more advanced than those of Iraq, no
strategist would reject the logic of using nuclear weapons against
Also, an advisor to the U.S. defense secretary, Pearl said in an
interview with the German **** Spiegel ***, on Monday that the exact
time of the U.S. attack against Iraq was not determined.
He added that the Iraqi army has become much weaker than the time
of the Persian Gulf war, saying that the number of the Iraqi troops
has reduced to one-third of that time.
The U.S. official further said that the United States would not
use its ground forces in war against Iraq, noting that the U.S.
would launch air raids against Baghdad.