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[      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]
Subject: Iraqi Nuclear
[      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]


 THE SIX BOMBS ARE WIDELY DISPERSED THROUGHOUT IRAQ TO
REDUCE THE RISK OF DESTRUCTION BY A COALITION AIR STRIKE. [      
(b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]SADDAM HUSSEIN PLANS TO USE THESE BOMBS 
ONLY IN THE FACE OF
CERTAIN DEFEAT. IF U.S' OR COALITION FORCES DRIVE TOWARDS BAGHDAD
SUBSEQUENT TO THE LIBERATION OF KUWAIT, SADDAM HUSSEIN MIGHT FEEL
COMPELLED TO USE HIS NUCLEAR ARSENAL AS A LAST RESORT.
3. [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]
 THE TWO NUCLEAR DEVICES FURTHEST ALONG IN
DEVELOPMENT ARE KEPT IN HARDENED UNDERGROUND FACILITIES LOCATED IN
THE MOUNTAINOUS REGION NORTH OF MOSUL, WHERE [      (b)(1) sec 
1.3(a)(4)    ]
ALL OF THE BOMBS WERE BEING DEVELOPED. [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4) 
   ] UNABLE TO PROVIDE
PRECISE GEOCOORDS, [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ] THE
RUGGED MOUNTAINOUS AREA IN NORTHERNMOST IRAQ, APPROXIMATELY 
HALFWAY
BETWEEN MOSUL AND IRBIL. THESE FACILITIES ARE BELIEVED TO BE THE
MOST SECURE, CAPABLE OF WITHSTANDING SUSTAINED INTENSE 
BOMBARDMENT,
AND ARE SAID TO BE IMPOSSIBLE TO DETECT FROM ABOVE. [      (b)(1) 
sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]



 THE APPROXIMATE
LOCATIONS OF THE OTHER FOUR NUCLEAR DEVICES, EXCEPT TO SAY THAT 
THEY
MIGHT POSSIBLY BE STORED IN HARDENED UNDERGROUND FACILITIES SOUTH 
OF
THE MOUNTAINOUS REGION. 



[      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]





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