The moral high ground … nukes and land mines.

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Lets get this straight — we should go to war with Iraq because of their use of banned weapons of mass destruction; and, in doing so, we are preparing to use anti-personnel land mines and nuclear weapons!

The Pentagon is preparing to use anti-personnel land mines in a war with Iraq, despite U.S. policy that calls for the military to stop using the mines everywhere in the world except Korea by 2003.”

The Bush administration has threatened to respond with nuclear weapons to a nuclear, biological or chemical attack, in what was being seen yesterday as a clear warning to Saddam Hussein not to use his weapons of mass destruction in the event of a war.”

Guardian Unlimited