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US Sees Rising Threat of Biological, Chemical Attack

The State Department warned of a growing threat of “terrorist” attacks with chemical or biological weapons on Thursday, one day after Secretary of State Colin Powell presented U.S. intelligence that he said showed Iraq systematically concealed such weapons. In the “worldwide caution,” the State Department said U.S. citizens remained at risk from groups linked to the al Qaeda network blamed for the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks but made no reference to Iraq or the possibility of a U.S.-led war against Baghdad. It said the warning was issued “to remind U.S. citizens of the need to remain vigilant due to a heightened threat of terrorist actions that may target civilians, including the possibility of attacks by nonconventional weapons. Full Story

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