Just to be clear about this: in 1990, Iraq built a workable nuclear weapon. All it lacked was the fissile material.
Anyone with a wee bit of sense reading those two sentences would know that the person who wrote them is either a shameless propagandist or quite possibly the stupidest fucking person on the face of the planet.
In the early 1990s I built a workable time machine. All it lacked was the flux capacitor and 1.21 gigawatts of electricity.