Posted: 6/16/2002 4:31:26 AM EDT
"The Washington Post reported that President George W. Bush has signed an intelligence order authorizing covert action by the CIA to topple Saddam Hussein.
The paper said the president signed the order early this year authorizing the use of lethal force to capture Saddam and -- if necessary for self-defense -- to kill him. Informed sources quoted by the Post said tens of millions of dollars have already been allocated for the operation."
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