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Iraq: Saddam never gassed his own people

Categories: Popular Post, First Post!, Middle East & North Africa, Iraq

A Family From Mosul writes: A much-discussed article in The New Yorker last March did not make reference to the Defense Intelligence Agency report or consider that Iranian gas might have killed the Kurds. On the rare occasions the report is brought up, there is usually speculation, with no proof, that it was skewed out of American political favoritism toward Iraq in its war against Iran…. Accusing him of gassing his own people at Halabja as an act of genocide is not correct, because as far as the information we have goes, all of the cases where gas was used involved battles. [1] These were tragedies of war.