Recently declassified documents
reveal the U.S. was willing to help Saddam Hussein in the war
between Iraq and Iran in the 1980s, despite knowing that he had and
intended to use chemical weapons.
In 1988, during the waning days of Iraq's war with Iran, the
United States learned through satellite imagery that Iran was about
o gain a major strategic advantage by exploiting a hole in Iraqi
The US may be outraged by Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons, but its hands aren't exactly clean of gas or blood. Newly declassified CIA documents prove that the US gave intelligence to Saddam Hussein, including satellite image...
As the United States government prepares for war with Syria over an alleged chemical weapons attack, a report by Foreign Policy magazine details CIA files that prove that the U.S. knew Saddam Hussein was launching some of the worst ...
CIA documents and interviews with former officials reveal more about how the U.S. gave the dictator intelligence that helped him during Iraq's 1980s war with Iran, Foreign Policy reports. The information was then allegedly used when...
In obtaining declassified CIA documents, Foreign Policy has learned that during the 1980s, the United States military and intelligence communities knew about and did nothing to stop a series of nerve gas attacks performed by the Ira...