Chronology: Iraq, January 16, 1998-April 15, 1998
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Jan. 16: American William Scott Ritter, Jr. and his 16-member UN Security Council Special Commission (UNSCOM) weapons inspection team left Baghdad, departing a day earlier than scheduled after having been barred from inspection sites earlier in the week. Iraq had accused Ritter of espionage. [1/17 NYT, FT]
Britain sent an aircraft carrier, the HMS Invincible, to the Persian Gulf. [1/17 WP] Jan. 17: In Baghdad, during a speech to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the start of the 1991 Gulf War, President Saddam Husayn threatened to expel all UNSCOM inspectors from …
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Publication information: Article title: Chronology: Iraq, January 16, 1998-April 15, 1998. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 52. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 1998. Page number: 430+. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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