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Military build up
UK forces
Iraqi bases
Iraqi missile range
Dissident areas
Iraqi oilfields
Weapons sites
Presidential palaces

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A key concern has been securing full access for UN inspectors to all the so-called "presidential palaces" dotted around Iraq. Most are vast compounds containing presidential and VIP residences as well as offices and warehouses. In 1998, eight presidential sites were identified as being potential weapons sites.