US gave Iraq intel in 1980s, ignored chemical attacks

Photograph and cameraman take pictures on March 20, 1988 of a Kurdish father holding his baby in his arms in Halabja, northeastern Iraq. Both were killed in an Iraqi chemical attack on the city. (IRNA/AFP/Getty Images) The United States provided Iraq with intelligence on preparations for an Iranian offensive during the Iran-Iraq war even though it knew Baghdad would respond with…

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