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Subject: IRAQI CW AGAINST KUWAIR

Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence







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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.







AUG 90







SUBJECT: POSSIBLE IMMINENT

USE OF IRAQI CW AGAINST KUWAIT







INFORMATION, ON AUGUST 1990          STATED

THAT THE IRAQI FORCES PLAN "IMMINENT" USE OF BINARY CHEMICAL

WEAPONS MUNITIONS WHICH IRAQI FORCES ARE DEPLOYING IN AND

AROUND KUWAIT CITY. THE IRAQI GOVERNMENT PLANS TO DETONATE

MUNITIONS AND/OR ACTIVATE CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS AS A MEANS OF

DESTROYING KUWAIT'S CIVILIAN POPULATION WITHOUT HARMING ITS

INFRASTRUCTURE.            THIS IS

WHY IRAQ HAS CLOSED KUWAITI AND IRAQI BORDERS AND IS

ENDEAVORING TO RELOCATE ALL FOREIGN NATIONALS IN KUWAIT CITY TO

IRAQ.







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