TAB L - Changes to the Interim Case Narrative
On September 11, 2000, the
Presidential Special Oversight Board recommended to the Special Assistant that the Kuwaiti
Girls School Interim Case Narrative be published as a final report. The Board
recommended a synopsis of the issues of concern highlighted in earlier meetings and
correspondence by their staff be incorporated into the final report.
This report reflects the
- Acknowledges the tank may not
have contained pure nitric acid, but more likely contained a mixture of nitric
acid and other unknown substances or contaminants as a result of exposure
to the environment (for example, water, sand, corrosives from the inside of
- Acknowledges that no evidence
or specific test results prove definitively the tank contained the specific
form of nitric acid, IRFNA, as indicated in the Interim Case Narrative.
- Corrects identification of the
anti-ship missiles captured at the school to be Seersucker rather than Silkworm
- Clarifies the incorrect reporting
of presence of phosgene oxime on the Fox tapes in a 1994 letter to the Chairman,
Senate Committee on Banking Housing, and Urban Affairs.
- Adds more complete assessment
of the Fox vehicles MM-1 spectra by subject matter experts.
- Revises the narrative to reflect
the updated methodology and footnoting standards of the Office of the Special
Assistant to the Under Secretary Of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) for
Gulf War Illnesses, Medical Readiness, and Military Deployments.
- References new source documents
to enhance the accuracy of the narrative.
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