US Role in Chemical Attacks During the Iran-Iraq War

The World
Newly declassified CIA documents show the Reagan administration acted to save Saddam Hussein's Iraq during the Iran-Iraq war. According to Foreign Policy magazine, the US decided to give critical intelligence to Iraq when it looked like Iran might score a decisive victory, toward the end of 1987. "And the US knew Saddam would respond with chemical weapons," says Shane Harris, co-author of the article in Foreign Policy.
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