NPR's Eric Weiner reports from Khartoum that the Sudanese government is hoping to prove to the world — and the US media — that the pharmaceutical plant that the US destroyed with cruise missiles last week produced nothing but pills. The government is also denying claims that the plant was also producing chemicals for weaponry and might have been financially backed by suspected terrorist supporter Osama bin Laden.
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