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Poisonous Affair America, Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja

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ISBN-10: 0521876869

ISBN-13: 9780521876865

Edition: 2007

Authors: Joost R. Hiltermann

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Description:

In March 1988, during the Iran-Iraq war, thousands were killed in a chemical attack on a remote town in Iraqi Kurdistan. In the aftermath of the horror, confusion reigned over who had carried it out. This text, by a veteran observer of human rights in the Middle East, tells the story of the gassing of Halabja.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/18/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 346
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Abbreviations
Preface
Maps
Introduction: The Halabja Controversy
Crossing the Chemical Threshold
US Response: Setting the Volume Control
Chemical Interlude
War in Kurdistan
Halabja
The Halabja Demonstration Effect
Iran and the Use of Gas
Fixing the Evidence
The Road to Kuwait
Conclusion: Fallout
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Interviews Conducted for This Book
Index