U.S. employs satellite imagery to argue that Saddam must go
A State Department Web site titled "Saddam Hussein's Iraq" shows satellite pictures of the citadel of Kirkuk. The left image is dated September 1997, the right one shows roughly the same area as of July 1998. The State Department says the pictures provide evidence of the destruction of the citadel's Kurdish neighborhood by Iraqi government forces.
The Bush administrationâ€™s attempt to build the case â€” at home and abroad â€” to oust Iraqi President Saddam Hussein includes the use of high-resolution satellite photos.
A WEB SITE run by the U.S. Department of State and established in the waning days of the Clinton administration demonstrates how shot-from-space pictures are utilized to make the point that Hussein must be replaced.
Numbers of satellite pictures are used on an Internet site, produced and maintained by the State Departmentâ€™s Office of International Information Programs. The IIP...