1998 UNSCOM Iraq WMD by Fredrik Naumann

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Iraqi men undergo military basic training by the Al Shawy mosque, in preparation for a feared attack. The crisis over weapons inspections brought the Gulf to the brink of war, but U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Iraq signed a deal in 1998, which turned out to postpone the conflict.   In the background, the Al-Mansour hotel, used by many journalists.