In Army Health Surveys, Troops Report Chemical Weapons Exposure in Iraq

Posted on Dec 8 2014 - 3:25pm by admin

In Army Health Surveys, Troops Report Chemical Weapons Exposure in Iraq

Post-deployment health assessments showed that more than 600 American service members since 2003 have indicated they believed they had been exposed to chemical warfare agent. Following are two such surveys, with names redacted to protect …
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Islamic State said to use chemical weapons on Kurds

Kurdish health officials and activists in the besieged town of Kobani claim to possess evidence that Islamic State operatives have used chemical agents as a weapon on at least one occasion during clashes with Kurdish fighters along Syria's northern border.
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Chemical weapons expert wary of Syria

Though its effects are less harmful than the sarin nerve gas that Syria gave up, exposure can be fatal. "I am very concerned that they still maintain some of that material and it has been used on civilian populations," said Director Craig Williams of …
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