US sends warning to Libya over 'pursuit of WMD'
Libya has been “aggressively pursuing” the acquisition of weapons of mass destruction since the United Nations sanctions against the country were suspended after the Lockerbie trial, America claimed yesterday. John Bolton, under secretary of state for arms control and international security, signalled that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s regime was once again in Washington’s sights. Although the alleged nuclear threats posed by Iran and North Korea have both been in the headlines, the Bush administration is closely monitoring developments in other countries such as Libya and Syria. According to diplomatic sources, America is investigating whether the Gaddafi regime has recruited Iraqi scientists who had previously worked for Saddam Hussein. Full Story