What A Deal With Iraq Won't Fix: The Weapons Buildup In Iran

The deal that U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan cut with Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein on Feb. 22 won't end the weapons buildup in the Middle East. Saddam's continued efforts to develop chemical and biological weapons are a bigger threat to his neighbors than to the U.S. or Europe. So they're arming themselves. Egypt, Israel, and Saudi Arabia all have medium-range missile systems.

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