The last major remnant of Saddam Hussein's nuclear program — a huge stockpile of concentrated natural uranium — reached a Canadian port Saturday to complete a secret U.S. operation that included a two-week airlift from Baghdad and a ship voyage crossing two oceans.The deal culminated more than a year of intense diplomatic and military initiatives — kept hushed in fear of ambushes or attacks once the convoys were under way: first carrying 3,500 barrels by road to Baghdad, then on 37 military flights to the Indian Ocean atoll of Diego Garcia and finally aboard a U.S.-flagged ship for a 8,500-mile trip to Montreal.
On July 5th the last of it was delivered safely to Canada.
The imaginary yellow cake that didn't come from Niger had been a key piece in the surrendorcrats attack on the Bush administration. The waste of millions of dollars and years of investigation, and that led to the conviction of one administration official being found guilty of getting confused under cross examination.
Yet inspite of the facts, there are still those out there that believe a former U.S. Ambassadors wife was the target of revenge by an administration to refute a false report from her husband.