Iraqi Chemical Attacks

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Twenty-five years ago the Reagan administration in the US decided not to punish Saddam Hussein for gassing Kurdish people in northern Iraq. The US Senate had passed a bill calling for sanctions against Iraq - but it was never signed into law. Hear from Peter Galbraith, the man who drafted the legislation.

Photo: An Iraqi Kurdish woman mourning a victim of the chemical weapons attack on the town of Halabja. AFP/Getty Images.

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Fri 20 Sep 2013 07:50 GMT
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