>>From today's SF Chronicle, under the headline "More Evidence U.S. Knew of
> "A classified 1989 document illustrates how much information about
> Saddam's military ambitions and methods was available as the admin-
> istration was embarking on its policy of courting Iraq.
> It shows that U.S. intelligence knew that British tool-maker Matrix
> Churchill Corp., which had a branch on Solon, Ohio, played a major
> role in Iraq's weapons program, yet did nothing to stop its operations."
> . . .
>Hmmm. Could there be TWO British tool-makers named Churchill?
Well, if they relied on the availability of Churchill tools for
asny part of the Iraqi military it's no wonder the way they ended
up :-) :-)