CIA reveals US aid when Iraq used chemical weapons on Iran in 1988

CIA reveals US aid when Iraq used chemical weapons on Iran in 1988

Article from Foreign Policy on the CIA documents that acknowledge the aid the US gave to Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army in 1988 so that he could use sarin and mustard gas on the opposing Iranian forces. Topical because of the current administration’s hand-wringing over Syria. If you are in my Political Geography class this semester, this is your first chance to get participation points by commenting on the article and what it means to the current debate. Be civil…