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Subject: IRAQ-KUWAIT SITUATION REPORT

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.







SPOT COMMENTARY







MARCH 1991







IRAQ-KUWAIT:  SITUATION REPORT







IRAQI          ON CHEMICAL USE AGAINST INSURGENTS



AN IRAQI          CLAIMING TO BE A HELICOPTER PILOT SAYS

GOVERNMENT HELICOPTER UNITS HAVE ATTACKED INSURGENTS WITH

CHEMICAL WEAPONS,

SAID HIS UNIT RECEIVED ORDERS ON 9 OR 10 MARCH TO ATTACK

US FORCES IN AN NASIRIYAH WITH CHEMICAL WEAPONS, BUT CLAIMED THAT

HE AND SOME OTHER PILOTS          WHEN THEY FOUND OUT THEY WOULD

ACTUALLY BE ATTACKING IRAQ CITIZENS. HE BELIEVED THAT OTHER

HELICOPTER UNITS HAD CARRIED OUT SUCH ATTACKS.





APPEARS TO HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF HELICOPTERS AND

MUNITIONS COMMENSURATE WITH HIS CONTENTION THAT HE IN A MILITARY

HELICOPTER PILOT.







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