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January 22, 2003

Iraq to lead UN disarmament committee

If you needed addtional proof as to the wackiness of the UN, this should do it!
GENEVA -- India, Iran, Iraq and Israel: They may not see eye to eye on many things but all possess nuclear weapons, or are suspected of sharing an interest in developing them. They are also about to take turns in a remarkable rotation of leadership at the UN's Conference on Disarmament, the body created in the 1970s to rein in such ambitions.

"It's alphabetical," Aaron Tovish, a disarmament activist, explained about the chairmanship that is passed on every month, beginning yesterday for this year with India in the chair.

"Everyone gets up after four weeks of meetings and moves over a seat
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