IRAQ CIA - STATE DEPARTMENT FILES
2,440 pages of CIA, State Department, and Congressional documents covering Iraq.
266 pages of CIA files from 1974 to 1992. Subjects include: assessment of the biological damage done during the Gulf War; report on the characteristics of the scud missile; report on Iraqi military industrialization written days before the invasion of Kuwait; and the relationship between the Soviet Union and Iraq.
1,800 pages of Department of State files, dating from 1970 to 1993. Subjects include: Bath party politics; consolidation of Saddam Hussein's power; the Kurdish issue; Iran/Iraq border clashes; relations with other Gulf states; Iran-Iraq war; Iraqi use of chemical weapons; technology transfers; repression of the Kurds; trade policy; farm export credits; U.S. diplomatic relations with Iraq; human rights violations and nuclear proliferation.
377 pages of Congressional Research Service reports, dating from 1998 to December 2002, covering topics such as international support For U.S. policy, Iraqi chemical & biological weapons capabilities, and sanctions. Major areas of coverage of these reports include: Economic Sanctions Against Iraq; Weapons Inspections; Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD); International law and use of force against Iraq; Preemptive use of force against Iraq; Iraq: Oil For Food Program; Nuclear, Biological, Chemical, and Missile Proliferation; United States Relations with Persian Gulf/Middle East nations; Efforts to end the regime of Saddam Hussein; Iraqi opposition to Saddam Hussein