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cia_62674_62674_01.txt
Subject: SADDAM HUSSEIN     
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence      
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REQUEST.  
AUG 90
SUBJECT: IRAQI FUEL AIR EXPLOSIVES
A. IRAQ HAS A FUEL AIR WEAPON WHICH USES URANIUM 235 AND
SULFURIC POWDER.  THE WEAPON IS AIR EXPLODED CREATED A
RADIATION EFFECT AND CONTAMINATING THE AREA OF THE BLAST.
DID NOT KNOW HOW THE WEAPON WAS EXPLODED
B.         ALSO CLAIMED IRAQ HAS A SECOND WEAPON WHICH
CONTAINS POLYMERS, URANIUM AND PURE IRON ORE 
IRON ORE WAS PURE AND NOT AN OXIDE).  THIS WEAPON, WHEN
EXPLODED, CONTAMINATES THE BLAST AREA WITH RADIOACTIVE
MATERIAL AND THE POLYMERS PREVENT IT BEING WASHED AWAY
ONCE IT ENTERS THE SOIL.
C. CLAIMS SADDAM HUSSEIN WOULD ONLY USE THESE WEAPONS 
INSIDE KUWAIT BECAUSE HE WOULD NOT RISK CONTAMINATING
IRAQI TERRITORY.
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