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Resource ID: #15267
Subject: Foreign Affairs
Source: CNN (Atlanta)
Date: November 29, 1998



CNN's investigation of a secret surveillance operation in Bucharest, Romania, in July 1998 that tracked and caught red-handed a team of Iraqi missile experts trying to buy parts that would allow the Iraqis to build outlawed missiles capable of striking major Middle Eastern capitals. Undertaken with the help of the United States, Romania and one other nation, it was the intersection of an effort, ongoing since the Gulf War, by the Iraqis to maintain an illegal missile program under the nose of the UN inspectors, and the UN inspectors' attempts to prove it.

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