Wmds In Iraq Quotes by John F. Kerry, George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Edward Kennedy, Ari Fleischer and many others.
So the threat of Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction is real.
Our intelligence officials estimate that Saddam Hussein had the materials to produce as much as 500 tons of sarin, mustard and VX nerve agent.
If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction program.
We don’t want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud.
There is no doubt that Saddam Hussein’s regime is a serious danger, that he is a tyrant, and that his pursuit of lethal weapons of mass destruction cannot be tolerated. He must be disarmed.
I think you have always heard, and you continue to hear from officials, a measure of high confidence that, indeed, the weapons of mass destruction will be found.
I have no doubt we’re going to find big stores of weapons of mass destruction.
We know for a fact that there are weapons there.
Given time, given the number of prisoners now that we’re interrogating, I’m confident that we’re going to find weapons of mass destruction.
We are learning more as we interrogate or have discussions with Iraqi scientists and people within the Iraqi structure, that perhaps he destroyed some, perhaps he dispersed some… And so we will find them.
There is no doubt that the regime of Saddam Hussein possesses weapons of mass destruction. As this operation continues, those weapons will be identified, found, along with the people who have produced them and who guard them.
Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face.
He will use those weapons of mass destruction again, as he has ten times since 1983.
We know that he has stored secret supplies of biological and chemical weapons throughout his country.
We know that Saddam Hussein is determined to keep his weapons of mass destruction, is determined to make more.
I am absolutely convinced that there are weapons…I saw evidence back in 1998 when we would see the inspectors being barred from gaining entry into a warehouse for three hours with trucks rolling up and then moving those trucks out.
Right now, Iraq is expanding and improving facilities that were used for the production of biological weapons.