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Iraq: Failing To Disarm -- Transcript of Iraqi Conversation About Nerve Agents

Col: Hello

Capt: Hello.

Col: Hello

Capt: May I help you sir? 

Col: Who is this?

Capt: Captain Ibrahim, Sir.

Col: Captain Ibrahim how are you?

Capt: God bless you sir.

Col: How is your health?

Capt: May God preserve you.

Col: How are you?

Capt: Good praise God sir.

Col: Captain Ibrahim.

Capt. Yes sir.

Col: Write this down.

Capt: Yes, Sir.  [Pause]

Capt: Hello?

Col: Hello?

Capt: Go ahead, Sir.

Col: Hello, Ibrahim?

Capt: Yes, sir?

Col: Captain Ibrahim?

Capt: I am with you, Sir.

Col: Remove.

Capt: Remove. [Repeats instructions.]

Col: The Expression.

Capt: The Expression.

Col: Nerve Agents.

Capt: Nerve Agents.

Col: Wherever it comes up.

Capt: Wherever it comes up.

Col: In the wireless instructions.

Capt: In the instructions.

Col: Wireless.

Capt: Wireless.

Col: Okay, Buddy.

Capt: [Consider it] done, sir.


Released on February 5, 2003

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