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Iraq-US Relations / U.N. Resolution / Chemical Warfare #714286

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The Iraqi parliament’s recommendation that President Saddam Hussein reject the U.N.’s order to disarm reported.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Concerns that Saddam may use nerve gas against US troops if war becomes a reality featured; details given of Iraq’s attempts to buy atropine† injection kits, which are used as an antidote to nerve agents such as sarin†† and VX††. [Former U.N. weapons inspector Charles DUELFER†- says the threat of chemical weapons stopped the US from proceeding to Baghdad in the last Gulf War.]

Rather, Dan;
Martin, David

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