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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sends samples of botulinum toxin and botulinum toxiod “directly to the Iraqi chemical and biological weapons complex at al-Muthanna.” [Associated Press, 12/21/2002]

Timeline Tags: US-Iraq 1980s

May 2, 1986: US Ships Toxins to Iraq Ministry

Two batches each of bacillus anthracis and bacterium clostridium botulinum are shipped from the US to the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education. [Sunday Herald (Glasgow), 9/8/2002]

Timeline Tags: US-Iraq 1980s

The last shipment of Clostridium Botulinum, a source of botulinum toxin, is sent to Iraq. [Sunday Herald (Glasgow), 9/8/2002]

Timeline Tags: Events Leading to Iraq Invasion, US-Iraq 1980s

Iraq receives its last shipment from the US of Pralidoxine, an antidote to nerve gas which can also be reverse engineered to create actual nerve gas. [Sunday Herald (Glasgow), 9/8/2002]

Timeline Tags: Events Leading to Iraq Invasion, US-Iraq 1980s


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