Kill the SnakeCommentary by Pete du Pont
September 18, 2002
There's a lot we don't know about Saddam Hussein's Iraq. But there's a lot we do know, too. Since promising to dispose of all his weapons of mass destruction in 1991, Saddam has ignored 16 United Nations Security Council resolutions. The dictator's defiance goes well beyond international resolutions. The Butcher of Baghdad has done nearly everything in his power to lead his nation to a violent confrontation with the West.