Informed Sources: Jun. 6, 1994

Gulf War Syndrome: Made in the U.S.A.?

WASHINGTON -- New evidence presented by the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee at a hearing last week shows the U.S. government approved the sale to Iraq of biological agents that could have caused the mysterious GULF WAR SYNDROME that has afflicted thousands of U.S. troops. Buried within a 151-page report released at the hearing was the committee's first-time identification of 73 government-approved shipments of biological agents to Iraq from two U.S. companies during the five years that preceded the war. The report also states: "Some of the symptoms experienced by veterans suffering...

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