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110296_cia_93673_93673_08.txt
SUBJECT: GULF WAR SYNDROME
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.
MAR 95
FROM CIA
SUBJ: 'GULFWAR SYNDROME'.
THE 'GULF WAR SYNDROME"HAS STIRRED SOME CONTROVERSY
OVER THE POSSIBLE USE OF IRAQI CW OR BW DURING THE PERSIAN GULF WAR.
IN ADDITION, ANALYSTS HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT POSSIBLE FALLOUT EFFECTS
FROM THE BOMBING OF CW AND BW PRODUCTION AND STORAGE FACILITIES ON
ALLIED SOLDIERS.
REQMT:
1 .  DID IRAQ USE CW OR SW WEAPONS AGAINST ALLIED FORCES IN THE
GULF WAR CONFLICT? WHAT WERE IRAQ'S PLANS FOR USE OF CW AND BW IN
CONFLICT? ANY SMALL SCALE TERRORIST USE? PROVIDE DETAILS, IF CW OR
BW AGENTS WERE NOT USED, WHY WERE THEY NOT USED? WHO MADE THE
DECISION NOT TO USE BW/CW?
2. WHERE DID IRAQ DEPLOY CW OR BW MUNITIONS IN THE WAR? DID
IRAQ DEPLOY ANY MUNITIONS IN OR CLOSE TO KUWAIT WITH THE INTENTION OF
POSSIBLY USING THEM AGAINST ALUED TROOPS? WHAT KINDS OF MUNITIONS?
WHICH AGENTS?
3. WERE ANY SCUD MISSILES LAUNCHED THAT CONTAINED CW OR BW
AGENTS? WHEN? AT WHAT TARGET?
4. WERE THERE ANY LARGE SCALE DEATHS OR UNEXPLAINED ILLNESSES
(HUMANS OR ANIMALS) IN EITHER IRAQ OR KUWAIT (OR TURKEY OR IRAN) THAT
COINCIDED WITH THE ALLIED BOMBING AND THUS COULD BE ATTRIBUTED TO THE
BOMBING OF IRAQI CW OR BW FACILITIES? DESCRIBE THE SYMPTOMS,
LOCATIONS, AND STARTING DATES OF SUCH ILLNESSES.
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