Interesting article by Slate over here. Just an excerpt to keep you interested.
“At face value, these statements dispense with months of debate over covert, indirect Iraqi sponsorship of terrorism. Iraq, represented by its third-highest ranking official, now embraces terrorism openly and directly. Any regime that threatens to “use any means to kill,” “follow the enemy into its land,” “kill 5,000 people” at one time, and take the battle to “all who support” American and British troops�not just “those who wear the military uniforms”�is implicitly targeting civilians. By any definition, that’s the essence of terrorism”