I haven't looked at this in detail, but this could well be defensive in nature. In other words, training to detect chemical agents dispersed by an enemy (e.g., Iran or the US). Can you point me to a clearly offensive training operation?
posted on 04/10/2006 11:40:50 AM PDT
posted on 04/10/2006 11:45:24 AM PDT
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No I cannot point to you a declared "OFFENSIVE TRAINING PROGRAM" by the Iraqis because you will not find it in any documents including those Pre 1991 era where they were not worried at all about the world knowing that they have chemical weapons. As I said before even in this pre-1991 ear they called the Chemical training program as defensive measures. However we need to remember the most important part here:
After 1991 Iraq was absolutely prohibited from having any Chemical Weapons Agents no matter how small the quantity is and no matter whether it was for defensive or offensive purposes. This applied training in the Chemical Field Laboratory using Live Chemical Agents like VX, Nerve Agents, Mustard Gas, was against every UN resolution.
posted on 04/10/2006 11:47:36 AM PDT
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