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  • Joost R. Hiltermann
  • 1 Jun 2014

A Poisonous Affair: America, Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja

In March 1988, during the Iran-Iraq war, thousands were killed in a chemical attack in a remote town in Iraqi Kurdistan. In the aftermath of the horror, confusion reigned over who had carried it out, each side accusing the other in the ongoing...

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  • Michael J. Kelly
  • 1 Jun 2014

Ghosts of Halabja: Saddam Hussein and the Kurdish Genocide

Saddam Hussein's execution for his crimes against IraQ&Apos;s Shia not only brought an end to his reign of oppression, but also to the justice that was to be served to the Iraqi Kurds. The unspeakable atrocities visited by Saddam upon the Kurds of...