The Michigan Daily- Thursday, February 6, 1992 - Page 3
Expert says Iraqis still have
nuclear know-how despite war abx y, ,es
* by Christopher Scherer
David Kay, the former chief in-
spector of the International Atomic
Energy Agency (IAEA) who ob-
served Iraq's nuclear capabilities
firsthand last September, explained
Iraq's development of nuclear capa-
bilities yesterday in the Chrysler
The Iraqi nuclear program was
anything but small, Kay said. They
were not producing "two or three
(warheads) to use on Israel, but a
much broader range just to en-
counter one country," he added.
Kay said at the start of Desert
Storm, Iraq was approximately 12
to 18 months away from creating a
functional nuclear warhead.
The inspection team was sur-
prised by the number of foreign
components that contributed to
Iraq's nuclear capabilities, Kay
Some significant components
with dual purposes of industrial use
or for the creation of a nuclear arse-
nal from foreign suppliers were
usually obtained under false pre-
tenses, Kay said. They remained un-
detected because the Iraqis claimed
to be using the goods for industrial
Kay said international literature
enabled the building of reactors
which were used to create Uranium-
235, a key element in nuclear bombs.
Kay attributed the war effort to
get Iraq out of Kuwait as the main
deterrent to the Iraqi program.
"Effective superpower nuclear
weapon control must continue,"
Clandestine inspection programs
and short-notice inspections are
needed to regulate the world's nu-
clear arsenal, Kay said.
Although Kay said the programs
were dismantled after the war, the
Iraqis still have the scientific
knowledge needed to be a nuclear
But without the economic block-
ade in effect, Iraq would be able to
resume development soon, Kay
Conclusive evidence of nuclear
capabilities didn't exist before the
Gulf War. But after the Tuwaitha
plant, 50 miles north of Baghdad,
was struck by an American bomber,
reconnaissance photos revealed un-
usual activity in the area, Kay said.
Graduate student Jon Bawabe
said, "This is the first time some-
body told me that the Iraqis are def-
initely a part of the nuclear powers
... there is no way to keep them out
of it at this point and that's a
frightening thing ... now the ques-
tion is how to deal with them
RC sophomore Seneca Storm outlines the body of RC junior Kevin Stein yesterday. The students decorated the
Diag to draw attention to the upcoming redeputization public hearings.
Chalkers color Diag to
by Loretta Lee
Daily Staff Reporter
David Kay, chief inspector for the International Atomic Energy Agency
speaks at Chrysler Auditorium yesterday.
,U.N. maintains sanctions while
Iraq, ignores cease-fire resolution
The chalkers returned to the
Diag yesterday with fresh chalk,
but an old message.
Students calling themselves
SHIT Happens (Students Halting
marked several slogans on the
pavement including "Will you
wait till someone is dead?"
The group is trying to call at-
tention to the changes in the depu-
tized University police force and
to the public hearings being held
later this month.
The hearings are required by law
before University police officers
can be made accountable to the Uni-
versity Board of Regents instead of
the county sheriff.
When campus security officers
were converted to full officers au-
thorized to carry guns in the fall of
1990, the regents called on the
county sheriff to deputize them.
Because regents will now depu-
tize the officers, an oversight board
and public hearings are required.
Although the University has
set up two open hearings, members
of SHIT Happens claim that the
hearings will serve no real purpose.
"Our participation in the hear-
ing is a rubber stamp for decisions
that have already been made," said
chalker Todd Ochoa, an LSA repre-
sentative to the Michigan Student
Assembly. "For us to participate
in the hearings is farcical."
SHIT Happens' "educational"
chalking, according to Ochoa, hopes
to spark participation from other
student organizations and to act as
a means of education and communi-
cation to students.
Although Ochoa declined to de-
tail a plan of action to eliminate a
deputized police force, he said
plans included "ways in which we
could hold the regents account-
Students gave mixed reviews to
"I thought it was kind of point-
less because they didn't tell who
they were ... I didn't know what
was going on," said first-year LSA
student Dennis Kim.
School of Natural Resources ju-
nior Elizabeth Toomer, who said
she had been harassed by the police,
said the chalkers' messages were
Although she said she agreed
with the messages, Toomer said she
thought SHIT Happens could make
its point better by "bringing the
LSA sophomore Dan Rabi-
novitch also said he agreed with the
campaign but not with SIT Hap-
"It's alreadybeen proven that
the chalking doesn't work," Rabi-
novitch said. "What it's going to
take is massive solidarity. That en-
tails spending more time talking to
student groups and lobbying."
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -
The Security Council escalated its
confrontation with Iraq yesterday
by renewing its commitment to
punishing sanctions and issuing
informal threats of tougher action.
In a bimonthly review of sanc-
tions imposed on Iraq for its inva-
sion of Kuwait, the 15-member
council decided to keep in place an
18-month-old worldwide ban on al-
most all trade with Saddam
Diplomats hinted that tougher
action - possibly including a threat
of military force - could be taken
if Iraq does not fully cooperate
with U.N. inspections of its nuclear,
chemical and biological weapons
What's happening in Ann Arbor today
ACLU, general mtg, 138 Hutchins
Hall, Law School, 6:30 p.m.
ACT-UP Ann Arbor, meeting, 2203
Michigan Union, 7:30 p.m.
Amnesty International U of M,
weekly mtg, East Quad, Green Lounge,
Institute of Electrical and
Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1311
EECS, weekly luncheon meeting,
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship,
weekly group mtg, 1040 Dana Bldg, 7
Islamic Circle, weekly mtg, Michigan
Union, Tap Rm, 6:15.
Michigan Journal of Political
Science, mass mtg, 5632 Haven Hall,
Pro-choice Action, weekly mtg,
Fishbowl, 7:30 p.m.
Students for Harkin, Steering
Committee mtg, 2008 MLB, 6 p.m.
U of M Clinton for President
Organizing Committee, mtg, 2209
Michigan Union, Rms A and B, 7 p.m.
"Haiti Since the Coup", Gina Ulysse.
East Quad, Green Lounge, 7-8 p.m.
"Human RightssintNorth Africa",
Susan Waltz. East Quad, Green
Lounge, 7-8 p.m.
"The Painful Creation of a Market
Economy in Ukraine: A Report on
Privatization and Economic Reform
Efforts", Victor Pynzenyk and
Zinovii Vatamaniuk, Lane Hall
Commons Rm, 3-5 p.m.
"Pan the toolmaker: experiments in
Bonobo stone technology", Kathy
Schick. East Lecture Rm, Rackham, 4
"Republican and Democratic Pork-
Barrel Politics", Margaret O'Conner.
Michigan Union, Wolverine Rms A, B,
and C, 7:30 p.m.
"The Schultz Site Revisited: A 25
Year Retrospective". Bill Lovis. 2009
Natural Science Museum, noon-1 p.m.
Safewalk, night-time safety walking
service. Sun-Thurs 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m.,
Fri-Sat, 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Stop by 102
UGLi or call 936-1000. Also, extended
hours: Sun-Thurs 1-3 a.m. Stop by
Angell Hall Computing Center or call
ECB Peer Writing Tutors,
Angell/Mason Hall Computing Center.
Registration for "Uncommon
Campus Courses", North Campus
Ann Arbor Department of Parks
and Recreation, registration for Over
30 Hockey Leagues, Spring Science
Day Camp, and Spring Pioneer Living
Healthy Happy Hour, "Psychological
Impacts of Alcohol and Other Drugs",
2209 Michigan Union, 4-6 p.m.
Professional Development Program
for International Women,
International Center, Rm 9, 1-3 p.m.
Film series, Breaking the Silence, 1500
EECS Bldg, North Campus, 5 p.m.
Russkij Chaj, weekly Russian
conversation practice at all levels,
MLB 3rd floor conference rm, 4-5 p.m.
U of MI Snowboard, weekly
snowboarding, The Cube, 5 p.m.
Jazz Cafe, jazz ensembles, North
Campus Commons dining rm, 8 p.m.
Alpha Phi Omega, Blood Drive,
Markley, 2-8 p.m.
Stress and Time Management,
Consultations with peer counselors
available, 3100 Michigan Union, 1-3
TQM: Model for a Successful
Workplace, Washtenaw Community
College, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Shulchan Ivrit, Hebrew dinner,
Dominicks, 5:30 p.m.
Support group for women or
children in abusive relationships,
Domestic Violence Project Office,
2301 Platt Rd, 7-8:30 p.m.
School of Education, Human
Subjects Review Board, 8:30-10 a.m.
"Study Abroad in Britain, Australia,
or New Zealand-- Bulter University
programs", Union lobby, 11 a.m-2
p.m; International Center, Rm 9, 3:30-
psychology advising, walk-in or
appointment, K-108 West Quad, 9
Career Planning and Placement.,
Employer Presentation: Publishing
Institute, CP&P Conference Rm, 2-3
p.m.; Sharpening Your Interview
Skills, CP&P Conference Rm, 4:10-5
p.m., Employer Presentation: The
Procter & Gamble Company,
"Stand by for further news,"
U.S. Ambassador Thomas Pickering
told reporters after chairing a
closed-door council meeting. He
declined to elaborate.
Austrian Ambassador Peter
Hohenfellner, chainnan of the U.N.
sanctions committee, said he and fel-
low diplomats did not know why
Iraq was not cooperating.
The council said in a statement
that Iraq also was not moving suffi-
ciently to repatriate Kuwaitis and
other foreigners it holds, or to
return Kuwaiti property as required
under the Gulf War cease-fire.
due to Fire at
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A
deadly fire early yesterday at the
hotel where Mike Tyson's jurors
were sequestered forced a delay of
his rape trial. The mayor requested a
federal arson investigation, and se-
curity was increased at the
The fire killed two firefighters
and a hotel guest and injured 12.
Jurors in night clothes were safely
Hours later, the former world
heavyweight champion showed up
briefly at the City-County
Building, where he is being tried on
charges of rape and criminal deviate
conduct. Tyson, 25, faces up to 60
years in prison if convicted.
The trial probably will resume
today, court spokesperson Joe
Sheriff's deputies tightened se-
curity outside the courtroom, set-
ting up a walk-through metal detec-
tor for media and spectators and
bringing in a bomb-sniffing dog. The
trial judge, Patricia Gifford, banned
cameras from the second floor, with
the exception of three poolcameras.
Mayor Stephen Goldsmith re-
quested federal arson investigators,
citing the "unusual coincidence of
the proximity of the jury."
Theblaze erupted in a lounge and
destroyed the third and fourth
floors of the seven-story hotel, au-
Fire Department spokesperson
Capt. Gary Campbell said eight
other occupants and four firefight-
ers were injured.
by Mona Qureshi
Daily Staff Reporter
"Roots" author Alex Haley
paid another visit to the University
Well, sort of.
Haley was part of a videoconfer-
ence panel broadcast live from
Washington, D.C., and televised to
several college sites throughout the
country, including the University's
Congressmember Maxine Wa-
ters (D-CA), USA Today columnist
Barbara Reynolds, journalist and
professor at the University of
North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chuck
Stone, and Henry Hampton, pro-
ducer of the popular civil rights
documentary "Eyes on the Prize"
joined Haley on the panel.
. The panel, titled "Beyond the
Dream IV: Discovering the Past -
Understanding the Future," ad-
dressed a gamut of issues from rap
lyrics to the philosophies of the late
Hampton said young people to-
day have trouble understanding
Malcolm X's impact on African
Americans. "It's very hard to get
the audience today to understand the
world in which Malcolm came," he
Stone said the problem is that
young people have not been educated
about African history. "They don't
understand Malcolm," Stone said.
"What Malcolm felt for his
family, these brothers don't feel. for
theirs - or they wouldn't be
killing and raping. If that's the way
they understand it, then it's our
fault because we are responsible for
their education," Stone said.
All of the panelists agreed, say-
ing people who commit crimes
while sporting the familiar "X" on
hats and T-shirts act in opposition
to Malcolm X's ideals.
Reynolds said she strongly ob-
jects to obscenities in lyrics by
African American rappers. "When
we were young, we weren't afraid to
say, 'Brother or sister, I love you.'
Today we hear these Black men say-
ing they're going to rub somebody's
genitals. I don't see Black men say-
ing this is not the way we want our.
women talked about," she said.
Toward the end of the discussion,
the panel offered solutions to these.
problems, stressing the importance.
of communication between commu-:
nities and education about all people
of color in schools.
"Black history is not something
apart. We were born right here in
America. Black history is a facet of
American history. Without under-
standing the Chinese and their
building of the railroads and Black
history, you cannot know the his-
tory of this country," Haley said.
About 20 students and faculty
attended the program, which was
sponsored by the Office of Minority
Affairs and several other campus
groups. The students were able to
call the panel in Washington and ask
Prominent African Americans talk
on ethnic issues during conference
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