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Subject: DOMESTIC IMPACT OF THE WAR

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.







IRAQ:  DOMESTIC IMPACT OF THE WAR







FEBRUARY 1991







HIGHLIGHTS













--KNOWN BIOLOGICAL WARFARE PRODUCTION AND STORAGE

FACILITIES HAVE BEEN OSTENSIVELY DAMAGED, AND ALTHOUGH

SEVERAL CHEMICAL WARFARE FACILITIES ALSO HAVE SUSTAINED

DAMAGE, IRAQ RETAINS THE ABILITY TO PRODUCE AND

DELIVER CHEMICAL MUNITIONS.







DEFENSE INDUSTRIES







COALITION AIRSTRIKES

HAVE EXTENSIVELY DAMAGED IRAQ'S KNOWN BIOLOGICAL WARFARE

PRODUCTION AND STORAGE CAPABILITIES



BUNKERS SUSPECTED

OF STORING BIOLOGICAL AGENTS HAVE BEEN DESTROYED.







RESEARCH BUILDINGS AND          POSSIBLE PRODUCTION

BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED AT SALMAN PAK CBW RESEARCH,

PRODUCTION, AND STORAGE FACILITY,

STORAGE BUNKERS ALSO

WERE DESTROYED,







--THE BW PRODUCTION BUILDING AT THE ABU GHURAYB VACCINE

PLANT WAS DESTROYED.         SUSPECT BW PRODUCTION PLANTS

AT ABU GHURAYB          ARE DESTROYED.



ALSO          ADDITIONAL

DAMAGE TO IRAQ'S CHEMICAL WARFARE PRODUCTION AND STORAGE

FACILITIES. BAGHDAD ALMOST CERTAINLY RETAINS THE ABILITY TO

PRODUCE AND DELIVER CHEMICAL MUNITIONS BECAUSE OF UNDAMAGED

PRODUCTION FACILITIES AND MUNITION STOCKPILES.



BUNKERS BELIEVED TO HOUSE CHEMICAL

MUNITIONS HAVE BEEN          DAMAGED OR DESTROYED







FILLING BUILDINGS AND          PRODUCTION

BUILDINGS AT THE SAMARRA CW FACILITY NOW ARE DESTROYED,

AND AN          PRODUCTION BUILDING IS DAMAGED.

PRODUCTION BUILDINGS PROBABLY ARE STILL CAPABLE OF

PRODUCING SMALL AMOUNTS OF CHEMICAL AGENTS.







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