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Subject: DEVELOPMENT OF BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL  
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence 
 
TO FACILITATE ELECTRONIC ACCESS, THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN 
REFORMATTED TO ELIMINATE INFORMATION THAT DOES NOT PERTAIN 
TO GULF WAR ILLNESS ISSUES OR THAT IS CLASSIFIED. A COPY OF 
THIS REDACTED DOCUMENT, IN ORIGINAL FORMAT, IS AVAILABLE ON 
REQUEST. 
 
CITE CIA 719580 
 
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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 
                                                       
NOT FULLY EVALUATED INTELLIGENCE  
 
OCTOBER 1987 
 
COUNTRY: IRAQ 
 
SUBJ: IRAQI ACQUISITION OF TECHNICAL EXPERTISE IN 
DEVELOPMENT OF BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL AGENTS 
 
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TEXT: 1.               COMMENT: THIS REPORT PROVIDES 
CLARIFICATION AND ADDITIONAL DETAILS TO A PREVIOUSLY 
PUBLISHED REPORT        TECHNICIANS AND SCIENTISTS FURNISHED 
TECHNICAL ADVICE IN 1986 TO IRAQ IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE 
CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS. 
 
2. IN 1986 IRAQ HAD PRODUCED A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF THE 
BOTULINUN TOXIN.  IRAQ ALSO HAD PRODUCED MICROORGANISMS FOR 
DEPLOYMENT 
COMMENT: IT IS NOT KNOWN WHICH MICROORGANISMS IRAQ HAS 
PRODUCED BUT  IT IS BELIEVED THAT IT WOULD BE THE SPORE FORM 
OF BACILLUS ANTHRACIS (ANTHRAX) OR VIBRIO CHOLERAE.) 
 
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