Madrid bombingI'd like to take exception to Steven Plotkin's letter, "Madrid Bombing," (OGJ, Apr. 19, 2004, p. 10). He states there was no connection between Iraq and Al-Qaeda. There was a link prior to the US invasion, and strong enough that Hussein, if not involved, was at least aware of it. This comes out of the numerous files and papers of Iraq's government our military recovered.Toby ElsterConsulting GeologistWichita, Kan.A counterintuitive notionThe article by Andrew McKillop (OGJ, Apr. 19, 2004, p. 18) is worth reading because it forces us to check our basic assumptions. But the evidence does not support his conclusions.First, the author's Table 1 selects only 5 yea...

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