Friday, January 30, 2004

How the Sun reported the dossier

Given the mess the BBC is in it's worth seeing how a respectable newspaper reported the dossier (the first, whiter-than-white one, albeit wrong)

"Brits 45 mins from doom",

"British servicemen and tourists in Cyprus could be annihilated by germ warfare missiles launched by Iraq, it was revealed yesterday.

"They could thud into the Mediterranean island within 45 MINUTES of tyrant Saddam Hussein ordering an attack. And they could spread death and destruction through warheads carrying anthrax, mustard gas, sarin or ricin. The terrifying prospect was raised in Downing Street's dossier on Saddam's arsenal ..."