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Saddam's Chemical Attacks On Iran 'Aided By US'

By Shaun Gibson, published on Aug 31, 2013

Image: http://news.sky.com

Saddam Hussein and Ronald Reagan

Recently declassified CIA files show the US knew that Iraq was using chemical weapons in the 1980s, but did nothing to stop Saddam Hussein, a report says.

At one point during the Iran-Iraq war, the US even shared intelligence with Baghdad that it knew would lead to a chemical attack, Foreign Policy magazine claimed.

The report comes as President Barack Obama is considering how to respond to an alleged chemical attack by Bashar al Assad's regime against Syrian rebels.

According to the journal,... (more)

Tags: aided by us, saddam's chemical attacks on iran, 1980's, ronald reagan

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