Iraq: ‘Terrorists’ Seize Ex-Chemical Weapons Site

Iraq: ‘Terrorists’ Seize Ex-Chemical Weapons Site, ABC News, July 8, 2014

(That’s impossible! As all right left thinking people know, Iraq had no WMDs in 2003. — DM)

The last major report by U.N. inspectors on the status of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction program was released about a year after the experts left in March 2003. It states that Bunker 13 contained 2,500 sarin-filled 122-mm chemical rockets produced and filled before 1991, and about 180 tons of sodium cyanide, “a very toxic chemical and a precursor for the warfare agent tabun.”

The Islamic State extremist group has taken control of a vast former chemical weapons facility northwest of Baghdad, where 2,500 degraded chemical rockets filled decades ago with the deadly nerve agent sarin or their remnants were stored along with other chemical warfare agents, Iraq said in a letter circulated Tuesday at the United Nations.

The U.S…

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